Turkey’s ‘sole desire’ is peace, stability in Balkans

Turkey's "sole desire" is peace and stability in the Balkans, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Tuesday.

"Turkey's sole desire and wish is peace and stability in the Balkans," Erdoğan said, at the inauguration of various projects and also groundbreaking ceremony of the Sarajevo-Belgrade Highway in Serbia’s Sremska Mitrovica.

Erdoğan said Turkey will continue to increase investments across Serbia, adding that the countries need to develop relations in all areas.

"Every part of these territories is a monument of our solidarity and cooperation," he added.

The inauguration of various projects completed by the state-run Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) in Serbia and of factories set up by Turkish firms, and several groundbreaking ceremonies were held in Sremska Mitrovica.