He said this at a joint press conference with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan following their meeting in Kyiv on Thursday, February 3.
"Exactly 30 years ago, Ukraine and Turkey established diplomatic relations. Today, a very significant event has become the result of three decades of cooperation and friendship -- our countries signed a free trade agreement. This is a historic moment. [...] These are new business opportunities, new markets, new gains, new profit, new jobs, investments, GDP growth of our states and the well-being of our peoples," Zelensky said.
He added that bilateral trade with Turkey has grown over the past year and reached a record $7 billion, whereas the free trade agreement will allow the two countries to achieve a trade turnover of $10 billion faster.
Zelensky thanked the negotiating teams of Ukraine and Turkey.
Earlier reports said that Ukraine and Turkey had signed a free trade agreement.
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