Number of Turkish embassies in Africa rises from 12 to 42
Last update: 19/10/2019
ANKARA, Oct 19 -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan praised on Saturday the high-level bilateral relations between Turkey and Africa, Anadolu Agency (AA) reported.
“As a result of our efforts, we have brought up Turkey-Africa relations to a level that could not have been even imagined 15 years ago,” said Erdogan during his speech at 3rd African Muslim Religious Leaders summit in Istanbul.
“We increased the number of Turkish embassies in the African continent from 12 to 42,” Erdogan stressed.
Erdogan underlined that a total of 10,480 African students who graduated from Turkish universities serve their countries as Turkey’s “peace ambassadors”.