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Readout of Secretary Gina Raimondo’s Call with Turkey’s Minister of Trade, Mehmet Muş


Today, Secretary Gina Raimondo held a virtual introductory meeting with the Minster of Trade of Turkey, Mehmet Muş. The Secretary and Minister Muş reaffirmed their commitment to deepening engagement aimed at increasing bilateral trade between the U.S. and Turkey. During the meeting, Secretary Raimondo raised concerns about recent actions of the Turkish government that have undermined the security and predictability of the business environment for  U.S. companies and foreign investors. They also discussed recent examples of successful cooperation in the energy and digital sectors and agreed to continue meaningful cooperation in these sectors. Additionally, both pledged to overcome challenges and identify new opportunities for advancing mutual clean energy and digital economy goals for the region.