The President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has announced that a Memorandum of Understanding will be signed with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to elevate relations between the two countries to the level of a strategic partnership.
President Erdogan hosted a joint press conference on July 19 with his counterpart from the United Arab Emirates, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
He first of all thanked the host country for the welcome reserved for him and the Turkish delegation during this visit before announcing that the relations between the two countries will be raised to the strategic level.
“The joint memorandum of understanding that we will sign will elevate our relationship to the level of a strategic partnership,” he said before adding:
“The mechanism of the High-Level Strategic Council will allow us to maintain our relations at the highest level”
Recep Tayyip Erdogan notably assured that a forum will be organized in autumn in Istanbul in order to present to the business world the agreement on the High Level Strategic Council with the UAE.
The Turkish Head of State also indicated that a Turkish cultural center will be inaugurated this year in the UAE and that this center will help to further strengthen relations.
“We want to consolidate the legal basis in areas such as investment promotion, security, renewable energy and transport,” he explained.
Turkey has signed 13 agreements with the United Arab Emirates, the total amount of which amounts to 50.7 billion dollars.
The sectors concerned are investment, economy, industry, defence, justice, renewable energies and the space industry.
Turkish Head of State Recep Tayyip Erdogan has presented a Togg, Turkey’s first electric car brand, to the President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Source Anadolu Agency