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Updated: 01/05/2013 18:58 | By Channel NewsAsia

Singapore, Turkey reaffirm excellent bilateral ties

Singapore, Turkey reaffirm excellent bilateral ties


Singapore, Turkey reaffirm excellent bilateral ties

ANKARA: The foreign ministers of Singapore and Turkey reaffirmed the excellent state of relations between their countries during talks in the Turkish capital, Ankara on January 4.

Singapore’s Foreign Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam and his Turkish counterpart, Professor Ahmet Davutoglu, also discussed ways to further broaden and deepen bilateral cooperation.

In particular, they looked forward to enhancing trade and investment flows, as well as more high—level exchanges, between their countries.

Mr Shanmugam welcomed Turkey’s interest to step up its engagement of ASEAN.

Mr Shanmugam, who is on an official visit to Turkey from January 3 to 5, also welcomed the opening of Singapore’s embassy in Ankara.

— CNA/fa

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