Quotable quotes from visiting Chinese premier in Turkey

10:49, October 09, 2010      

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The following are some quotable quotes from Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao during his official visit to Turkey on Friday:

"China and Turkey both face the threat of the three evil forces of terrorism, separatism and extremism and share common interests in safeguarding the integrity of territory and sovereignty." -- Wen said at a press conference following his meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

"China will continue to deepen mutual political trust and take active measures to promote trade with Turkey, whose influence in regional and international affairs China attaches importance to."

"China will encourage investment by Chinese enterprises in Turkey and facilitate cooperation in various economic fields, such as power projects, bridge construction and the financial sector."

"China and Turkey have witnessed frequent high-level bilateral exchanges, steady growth of economic, trade and investment cooperation, and good cooperation in regional and international affairs since the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries." -- Wen said while meeting with Turkish President Abdullah Gul.

"The establishment of a strategic relationship of cooperation, which the two sides agreed upon Friday, is in the fundamental interests of the two countries and the peoples and is beneficial to world peace and development."

"China is willing to work together with Turkey on the implementation of the important consensus and agreements that the two sides have reached to turn a new chapter in bilateral relations."

Source: Xinhua


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