Sudan Foreign Minister Holds Meeting with Turkish President

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Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on Tuesday in Ankara.

According to the Turkish Anadolu Agency, the meeting lasted for half an hour but no official statement was issued regarding the details of the discussions.

On Monday, the Turkish embassy in Khartoum said Ghandour has met with his Turkisk counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu on the sidelines of the Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit in Istanbul.

In a tweet on its official website, the Turkish embassy pointed out that the two ministers discussed the evolving bilateral relations following the recent visit of President Erdogan to Sudan.

Last December, Erdogan paid a two-day visit to Khartoum. He was the first Turkish president to visit Sudan. During which he signed with President Omer al-Bashir, signed more than a dozen agreements to boost the economic partnership between the two nations.

Also, the two sides announced an agreement was reached to rebuild the ruined Ottoman Red Sea coastal island of Suakin and to construct a naval dock to maintain civilian and military vessels.