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Türkiye, EU hold first round of high-level trade dialogue

Türkiye and the European Union have held talks for the first round of high-level trade dialogue to discuss visa, bilateral trade and customs union issues.

Trade Minister Ömer Bolat, accompanied by a Turkish delegation, and EU Commission Vice Chairman Valdis Dombrovskis, with commission officials, took part in the talks in Brussels on Monday.

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