Turkey’s president Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday 1st March 2016 announced that his government is ready to support West African nations in fighting terrorism.
The president said apart from being partners in trade, Turkey will extend it support to West African nations in combating terrorism.
President Tayyip Erdogan said this while addressing members of Ghana’s parliament during a two –day visit to Accra.
Erdogan said Turkey is well placed in helping African countries combat terrorism menace saying his country had a fair share of terrorism attacks especially its decades-long fight against Kurdish separatist rebels as well as other groups including Islamist militants.
“Turkey has a vast experience in combating terrorism and we understand those countries suffering at the hands of terrorism best,” Erdogan said, citing recent attacks by Islamic militants in Mali and Burkina Faso.