Turkey to restore Sudan port on Red Sea

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. The restoration at Suakin was agreed during a visit to the ancient port by Turkish President

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DFID And WFP Sign Multi-Year Agreement To Change Lives In Sudan

The United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) will contribute £32.5 million in support of United Nations World Food Programe (WFP) operations in Sudan over the next two years. WFP and DFID have signed a multi-year funding arrangement that will enable WFP to continue to support internally displaced people in Darfur who have not had

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We Don’t Have Hidden Political Agendas to Make Relations with Sudanese People or to Assist Them, Says Japanese Ambassador

Introduction: Despite the remote geographical distance between Sudan and Japan, the two countries have been associated with bilateral relations since the early sixties, and have been going on in various areas of technical and financial aid. The relations between Khartoum and Tokyo have achieved great success built on exchanged confidence among the people of the

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Congo Watches for Rebels Among South Sudan Refugees

Since South Sudan’s government captured a rebel base last week in the country’s southwest, hundreds of refugees have poured into Democratic Republic of Congo. Among them may be rebels, and the Congolese army, wary of conflict spilling into their nation, is arresting any suspected fighters. Refugees, however, say innocent young men are being caught up

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Erdogan arrives in Chad to boost bilateral ties

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in the central African nation of Chad on Tuesday for a one-day visit aimed at deepening ties between the two countries. Erdogan was welcomed at the airport in the capital N’Djamena by Chad’s President Idriss Deby and members of his Cabinet. Erdogan’s visit to Chad is the second stop

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Erdoğan arrives in Tunisia on last leg of Africa tour

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arrived in Tunisia on Wednesday for a one-day visit aimed at deepening bilateral ties. Erdoğan was welcomed by Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui, Special Representative of the President Lazhar Karoui Chebbi, Tunisia’s ambassador to Ankara Faycal Ben Mustapha and Turkey’s Ambassador to Tunisia Omer Faruk Dogan at Tunis-Carthage International Airport

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Turkey, Sudan could begin trade in local currencies: Minister

Turkey’s economy minister on Dec. 25 suggested conducting trade with Sudan using domestic currencies as a way to boost bilateral commerce. Turkey and Sudan could build a system that provides an opportunity to use domestic currencies in return for exporting to each other, Nihat Zeybekci told the Sudan-Turkey Business Forum held as part of Turkish

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Sudan hands over Suakin to Turkey temporarily

Sudan agreed to hand over Suakin to Turkey to reconstruct the town for an undetermined period of time. Addressing a Sudanese-Turkish economic forum in Khartoum on Monday, Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said that Turkey asked for Suakin for a period of time to rebuild it, and the Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir agreed. Turkish pilgrims

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Gulf crisis has no valid reason: Turkish FM

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stressed that the Gulf crisis has no realistic reason, reiterating Turkey’s support for Kuwaiti mediation and reaffirming that there is no reason why the crisis would not be settled. Speaking in Khartoum during a joint press conference with his Sudanese counterpart Ibrahim Ghandour, Cavusoglu denied the existence of any co-operation

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Sudan, Turkey to fight terror in East and Horn of Africa

Sudan has entered into an agreement with Turkey to work together in the fight against terror in the East Africa and Horn of Africa regions. The agreement was signed by the leaders of the two countries, Omar al-Bashir and Recep Tayyip Edorgan following the latter’s 3 day state visit to Sudan. Turkish Foreign minister Mevlut

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