Sushma meets Turkish Foreign Minister

Sushma meets Turkish Foreign Minister

New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday met visiting Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu here.

“Strengthening bridges with Ankara. EAM @SushmaSwaraj receives FM of Turkey, @MevlutCavusoglu in Delhi,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.

This is the first official visit to India of Cavusoglu who was in India on a transit halt last year when he met Sushma Swaraj.

India-Turkey bilateral relations have been sustained and strengthened through regular high-level exchanges.

Bilateral trade is also increasing and touched $6.3 billion last year.

Cavusoglu will also visit Hyderabad on Saturday where he will officially open the Turkish consulate building.

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