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PM Marković meets with Turkish Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu: We expect more Turkish investors

PM Marković meets with Turkish Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu: We expect more Turkish investors
Published date: 11.02.2020 13:10 | Author: PR Service

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Podgorica, Montenegro (11 February 2020) – Montenegro and Turkey have excellent friendly and partner relations, as well as strong economic cooperation with good prospects for its further strengthening, it was noted at the meeting between Prime Minister Duško Marković and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, who is paying an official visit to Montenegro.

"Montenegro has been experiencing strong economic growth over the last three years. We are an extremely attractive investment destination, and I hope that Turkish companies will be more present, and invest their investments in the north of our country. I am looking forward to the increase in trade and I expect further growth of overall economic cooperation," said PM Marković.

He pointed to large investments in overall infrastructure, and jointly stated the new value that Montenegro, its tourism and economy can gain by valorising the airport, in which Turkish companies have expressed interest.

Minister Çavuşoğlu pointed out that Montenegro and Turkey have excellent relations and cooperation in all areas. He also pointed to the assistance Turkey is providing to Montenegro through its International Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA). Turkish Foreign Minister underlined Montenegro's importance for peace and stability in the Balkans.

The two officials exchanged views on the current situation in the region and stressed the importance of having a clear European and Euro-Atlantic perspective for the Western Balkans. The alliance within NATO is at high-quality level, and it was noted that Montenegro was contributing to the achievement of the Alliance's goals.

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