Ukrainian PM stresses importance of creating FTA with Turkey

Negotiations on the creation of a free trade area (FTA) between Ukraine and Turkey are coming to an end.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said this at the fourth International Black Sea Economic Forum in Yalta on Thursday, the government portal reported.

"We're completing these difficult negotiations. The free trade area with Turkey is extremely important to us," he said.

Azarov said that Turkey is Ukraine's strategic partner. In particular, Turkish companies are implementing a great number of infrastructure projects in Ukraine, he said.

Adapted from Ukrinform