Minister: Turkey, Finland could cooperate in maritime, nuclear energy

Finland's Prime Minister Mari Kiviniemi received Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek on Tuesday.

Minister: Turkey, Finland could cooperate in maritime, nuclear energy

Finland's Prime Minister Mari Kiviniemi received Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek on Tuesday.

Simsek briefed Kiviniemi about the current situation of Turkish economy, and said that Turkey overcame global economic crisis successfully and reached a good level in European economy.

Stressing the strategic importance of Turkey, Simsek said that Turkey was getting stronger each day with the role it undertook in its region as well as with the alliance of civilizations project.

Simsek said that Turkey and Finland could mainly cooperate in maritime, nuclear energy and tourism issues.

When Finnish premier asked about the expectations about the result of the referendum which would take place in Turkey on September 12, Simsek said that they were expecting a "yes" vote in the referendum on constitutional amendment.

Simsek expressed belief that the constitutional amendment would make Turkey closer to Europe.


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