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Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Call with Minister of Trade of the Republic of Türkiye Omer Bolat


Today, Secretary Gina M. Raimondo spoke with the Republic of Türkiye Minister of Trade Omer Bolat to strengthen U.S.-Türkiye bilateral and commercial relations. Secretary Raimondo congratulated Minister Bolat on his appointment and affirmed the Department’s support for increased U.S.- Türkiye commercial engagement. The two discussed ongoing collaboration in aerospace, the digital economy and energy, and Secretary Raimondo emphasized the potential for U.S. green technology to contribute to shared climate change goals. The Secretary also highlighted the Department’s largest annual trade conference, Trade Winds, that will take place in Istanbul in May 2024 and invited Minister Bolat to meet in person in Washington, D.C.