Turkish aid to Ukrainian agricultural exports is not a manifestation of altruism - expert

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Published Mar 1, 2024

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Turkey is strategically aiding Ukrainian agricultural exports to strengthen its regional influence, says Burak Pehlivan, chairman of the Turkish-Ukrainian Business Association. This cooperation benefits both countries, with Turkey's President Erdogan profiting from the economic ties. However, grain trade is a contentious issue due to Turkey's 'neutral' relations with Russia. Pehlivan suggests that Ukrainian manufacturers could leverage Turkey's distributor network to access markets in the Middle East, the Caucasus, the Balkans, Central Asia, and Africa.
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Turkey's aid to Ukrainian agricultural exports is not a manifestation of altruism, as the country thus strengthens its influence in the region, but cooperation remains beneficial for Ukraine as well. This was stated by the chairman of the board of the Turkish-Ukrainian Business Association (TUID) Burak Pehlivan, writes UNIAN. The expert emphasized that the process of rapprochement between the countries is mutually beneficial. Other experts agree that the President of Turkey, Erdogan, earns a lot of money by maintaining economic relations with our country, so he will continue to strengthen them. Analysts call the issue of grain the most painful in relations between Turkey and Ukraine. The fact is that Turkey and the Russian Federation still maintain "neutral" relations. The aggressor country uses Turkey's mediation to enter foreign markets, bypassing sanctions. We offer Ukrainian manufacturers to use our network of distributors throughout the Middle East, the Caucasus and the ...
Source: Agropolit
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