Venezuela, Turkey review bilateral agenda following endorsement of Trade Development Treaty
Vice-minister for Europe of Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry Yván Gil and Director General for the Americas of Turkey’s Foreign Ministry Zeki Levent Gümrükçü held a virtual meeting on Thursday to review the bilateral agenda and the trade development agreement recently endorsed by both nations.
In the meeting, held within the framework of the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries, the diplomats reiterated the common stance adopted by Venezuela and Turkey before multilateral organizations and assessed the progress of the different bilateral projects in the economic, political and social areas, in addition to the trade exchange between Turkish and Venezuelan companies
On July 1, Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza and Turkey’s Ambassador to Venezuela Şevki Mütevellioğlu exchanged the notes of the endorsed agreements and the Trade Development Treaty, which was negotiated in detail by Venezuela’s and Turkey’s technical, economic delegations.
The strategic alliance between Venezuela and Turkey is part of a policy to build a multicentric, multipolar world fostered by the leader of the Bolivarian Revolution Hugo Chávez, and followed by President Nicolás Maduro, based on mutual respect for sovereignty and no foreign intervention.