US and Turkey wrap up annual business conference

The 36th Annual Business Conference on Turkey-US Relations, which looked to boost trade and economic ties between the two states, came in the wake of President Erdogan's visit to Washington.

Photo by: AFP
Photo by: AFP

Members of the US Congress and Turkish parliament attended the conference along with CEOs, investors and entrepreneurs.

The 36th Annual Conference on US-Turkey Relations drew to a close in Washington on Tuesday.

More than 600 business leaders and government officials were at the conference looking to enhance trade and economic ties between the two states. The conference follows a visit by Turkish President Erdogan to the US capital, where he and his US counterpart, Donald Trump, promised to strengthen ties. 

TRT World's Ediz Tiyansan reports from Washington. 

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