Erdogan presses Trudeau on free trade

Ankara's full-court press included prime minister, foreign and economic ministers and ambassador.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the G20 summit in Antalya, Nov. 16.
Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Monday, 02/01/2016 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Tuesday, 02/02/2016 1:01 pm EST

Turkey wants a free trade deal "as soon as possible" with Canada, and Ankara's top leaders have raised the matter personally with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and members of his cabinet, says Turkey’s ambassador to Canada.

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