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Vice-Premier Wang Yang meets Turkish counterpart

Updated: Feb 29,2016 7:30 AM     Xinhua

Vice-Premier Wang Yang (R) meets with Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek in Beijing, Feb 28, 2016.[Photo/Xinhua]

BEIJING — Vice-Premier Wang Yang met with his Turkish counterpart Mehmet Simsek on Feb 28, pledging to boost cooperation between the two nations.

Wang said China is ready to cooperate with Turkey more closely on infrastructure, trade, finance, security and people-to-people exchanges.

Simsek said Turkey attaches great importance to the ties with China and will deepen cooperation with China within the framework of the Belt and Road initiative in pursuit of common development.

The Turkish deputy prime minister was in China for a G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting on Feb 26 and 27 in Shanghai.