Minister: Japan, Turkey to sign free trade agreement

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 15
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

Japan and Turkey will sign a free trade agreement, Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekchi was quoted today by Anadolu news agency as saying.

"A free trade agreement with Japan will come into force before the one with the U.S," he said.

The minister also stressed that negotiations on the free trade agreement between Turkey and Japan will begin from June 1.

A free trade agreement was signed with these countries during Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Malaysia and Singapore this month.

Translated by NH
Edited by SM

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