Turkey, Slovenia sign double-taxation agreement
Turkish Foreign Minister Ismail Cem and his Slovene counterpart Dimitrij Rupel signed a taxation agreement and a science and technology cooperation accord during a one-day visit by Cem Thursday, April 19.
The agreement to avoid double taxation follows on a trade deal between the two countries, which went into force last June, Rupel told a news conference after talks between the two ministers.
He said their talks had focused on means of jointly tackling clandestine immigration.
The two had agreed that an accord to tackle the problem should be formalized as soon as possible, aimed principally at fighting organized crime and returning illegal immigrants to their countries of origin.
Their discussions had also touched on NATO enlargement, enlargement of the European Union, the situation in Cyprus and in the Balkans, he said. — (AFP, Ljubljana)
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