The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, will visit Turkey on September 11-12 to hold a working meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ahmet Davutoğlu. Minister Patriota will also pay a courtesy call to the President of Turkey, Abdullah Gül.
Bilateral relations are going through a positive moment, marked by the intensification of contacts and the strengthening of cooperation between both countries. Minister Antonio Patriota’s visit will follow up on the strategic bilateral dialogue, addressing issues on the bilateral and global agendas.
Bilateral trade flow has considerably expanded, exceeding US$ 1.5 billion in the first semester of 2011 only. Investment flows between both countries have increased especially in the sectors of chemical products, home appliances, auto parts and auto accessories.