USEUROPEAFRICAASIA 中文双语Français
World
Home / World / Diplomacy

China sure of Turkey's resilience

By Zhou Jin | China Daily | Updated: 2018-08-18 10:29
A man counts Turkish lira in Istanbul, Turkey, on Aug 14, 2018. [Photo/Xinhua]

China said on Friday that it believes Turkey can overcome temporary economic difficulties and hopes parties involved will resolve differences using dialogue.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang made the remark online amid the Turkish lira's slump against the US dollar.

Turkey on Friday threatened to respond if the United States levied further sanctions due to the detention of an American pastor.

China is concerned with the developments, Lu said, adding that Turkey is a key emerging market and its stability and development benefits peace and stability.

At a forum on the Belt and Road Initiative held in Ankara, Turkey, last month, the Turkish subsidiary of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China signed agreements totaling $3.8 billion with Turkey.

Lu said China has always attached importance to bilateral trade and finance cooperation. He said China supports companies from both countries to negotiate and sign deals on projects in accordance with market principles.

AFP and Xinhua contributed to this story.

Most Viewed in 24 Hours
Top
BACK TO THE TOP
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349
FOLLOW US