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Turkey, UAE ink free trade deal in latest thaw

The deal marks a new height in improving ties between Ankara and Abu Dhabi after years of locking horns.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) and Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan pose as they attend a signing ceremony regarding the agreements between the two countries at the Presidential Complex in Ankara, on November 24, 2021.  (Photo by ADEM ALTAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Turkey and the United Arab Emirates signed a free trade agreement on Friday. 

Addressing his Emirati counterpart Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and other officials virtually, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan described the deal as “historical.”

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