Turkey tries different measures to free Crimean Tatars jailed by Russia - Erdogan

12 October, 2017, 01:07 | Author: Genevieve Gibbs
  • Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan review guard of honour during a ceremony before their meeting in Kyiv,Ukraine

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is continuing a visit to Serbia with a visit to Sandzak, a mainly Muslim-populated region.

Erdogan said that the current trade exchange between the two countries of $800 million (682 million euros) "is not enough" and that it should rapidly grow in the near future.

When asked if Turkey and Serbia can reach their goals for economic ties and mutual investment, Vucetic said: "Trade and investment are much better and deeper than even a few years ago", and that trade and investment ties between Turkey and Serbia improved, especially after the two countries signed a free trade agreement in 2010.

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Turkey backed Bosnian Muslims in the 1990s war that pitted them against the Christian Orthodox Serbs and Catholic Croats.

Turkey's Justice Minister said he hoped the USA would review its decision to suspend most visa services to Turkish citizens following the arrest.

Vucic conceded in his address that he will "not be greeted half as (warmly) as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan".

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Erdogan has praised Vucic for supporting him during last year's failed coup that he blames on the movement led by USA -based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who denied involvement.

In his speech, Erdogan urged that the Balkans' bloody past be replaced with unity among the region's many nations.

"I use this opportunity to once again invite Turkish businesspeople to come and invest in Serbia now, especially when Halkbank is operating there", he said, referring to Turkey's large, state-owned bank.

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The U.S. statement said the suspension of non-immigrant visa services was "effective immediately" to minimize visitor numbers to the U.S. Embassy and Consulate for now. "We will preserve our friendship".

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