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Sushma Swaraj Meets Turkish Foreign Minister


NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday met visiting Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in New Delhi.

“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.

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

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