Today the Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will visit China, TRT reports.
Turkey aims to develop common approach to international issues with China, which is the UN Security Council's permanent member.During his seven-day visit Davutoglu will visit the Chinese capital Beijing, the exhibition EXPO 2010 in Shanghai, as well as the capital of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region - the city of Urumqi.
Davutoglu will also attend the closing ceremony of Expo 2010 in Shanghai.
During his visit the Declaration on Strategic Cooperation will be launched, which was signed by the prime ministers of Turkey and China Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Wen Jiabao.
The sides, expressing confidence that the joint steps taken on a number of international issues will bring more effective results, drew attention to the fact that a great progress has been achieved over the past year and a half in bilateral relations.
Turkey and China plan to bring the level of trade amount to $100 billion. The sides also agreed on the use of the lira and the Chinese yuan in trade.