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D-8 should expand, says President Erdogan

20 October 2017 [16:06] - TODAY.AZ

By  Trend

The composition of the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation (aka Developing-8) should expand, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressing the D-8 summit, the Turkish media reported on October 20.

Erdogan noted that economic and political ties between the D-8 member countries should also expand.

The Turkish president also said that the D-8 member countries should use the national currencies in trade.

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, at the invitation of President Erdogan, arrived in Istanbul to participate as a special guest at the D-8 summit.

Istanbul hosts the summit of D-8 member countries – Turkey, Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan.


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