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Egypt, Sudan Relations at a New Low Following Erdogan’s Visit

Egypt Sudan relation suffers a new low following Turkey President visits
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir presents Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with his country’s highest medal during a ceremony in Khartoum. (AP)

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS

Egypt’s pro-government media on Thursday vilified neighboring Sudan over its expanding ties with Turkey and Qatar, saying the three are conspiring against Egypt.

While the government has publicly remained silent, Egyptian media seized on a visit to Sudan earlier this week by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a meeting in Khartoum between the chiefs of staff of Sudan, Turkey and Qatar, and renewed efforts by Khartoum to revive a longtime border dispute with Egypt. Continue reading Egypt, Sudan Relations at a New Low Following Erdogan’s Visit

Turkey to Build a Naval Dock in Sudan

Turkey had been granted part of Sudanese Red Sea Port to establish a naval dock for civilian and military vessels

Turkey will rebuild a ruined Ottoman port city on Sudan’s Red Sea coast and construct a naval dock to maintain civilian and military vessel.

BY REUTERS

Turkey will rebuild a ruined Ottoman port city on Sudan’s Red Sea coast and construct a naval dock to maintain civilian and military vessels, Sudan’s foreign minister said on Tuesday, as Ankara expands military and economic ties in Africa. Continue reading Turkey to Build a Naval Dock in Sudan

Turkey to Open Largest Military Base in Somalia

Somali defense minister says military base will open in September

After increasing diplomatic and humanitarian support for Somalia, Turkey is now establishing a military camp in the country. (Photo: Turkish Embassy in Mogadishu by Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

BY TESFANEWS

Turkey is set to open the largest military training camp in the Somali capital Mogadishu next month, where locals are battling an Islamist militant group in addition to drought.

Somali Defense Minister Abdirashid Abdullahi Mohamed said in a statement that the camp which had been under construction for the last two years will open this September and would be equipped to host up to 1,500 troops at one time. Continue reading Turkey to Open Largest Military Base in Somalia