Erdoğan, Macron vow to boost economic ties - Turkish officials

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed in a phone call to foster trade ties
French President Emmanuel Macron (R) and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Paris in January | AFP
Thursday, 16 August 2018 16:33

Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan and French President Emmanuel Macron spoke by phone on Thursday and stressed the importance of developing economic and trade ties and boosting bilateral investment, a Turkish presidential source said.

They added that the Turkish and French finance ministers would meet soon and said Macron told Erdoğan that Turkey's economic stability was important for France. 

Erdoğan held a similar conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday.