Turkish President Erdogan Set To Begin East Africa Tour

President Erdoğan during his visit in Ivory Coast

President Erdoğan during his visit in Ivory Coast
President Erdoğan during his visit in Ivory Coast
ANKARA, May 31, 2016

OSINT summary reports that Turkish President Erdogan is set to begin his tour on two East African countries, Uganda and Kenya starting Tuesday 31, 2016.

The President travel to these East African countries is part of Turkey’s foreign policy aimed at boosting ties with Africa.

According to a statement from Presidential Press Office on Monday stated that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will embark on a four-day, two-country visit to East Africa Tuesday.

Erdogan will first travel to Uganda where he is set to hold meeting with President Yoweri Museveni and then he is set to visit Kenya on Thursday and Friday for bilateral talks.

Erdogan began his Africa tour with his first leg targeting Sub-Saharan Africa. He visited Senegal in February and in April, he continued in West Africa with visits to Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, and Guinea.

In his visits, Erdogan vowed to boost Turkish-African relations  in terms of trade, anti-terrorism cooperations and military relations.

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