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Turkey and Yemen are to sign new commercial agreement, in a bid to draw the countries closer.A delegation of Turkish officials headed by Prime Minister Bulent Ernch arrived in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Friday. The
Turkish Foreign Minister visited Yemen last month.
This latest series of visits to Yemen are meant to tighten the bound between Turkey and Yemen following the Arab Spring, some political observers have said.
An official Yemeni source said that the Turkish officials will meet with Yemeni President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi in order to maintain their good relations.
The same sources explained that the Turkish Deputy Prime Minister will meet during his visit Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammed Salem Basendwah, and a number of government officials to discuss opportunities for the development of mutual cooperation in various fields.
The Yemeni Minister of Commerce and Industry, Dr. Saad Bin Taleb revealed that a joint meeting will be held Saturday in Sanaa to sign seven commercial and economic agreements. New projects will be developed, particularly in the sectors of health, transport and tourism with the help of Turkish investors.