Eritrean has participated in the 2nd African-Turkish Summit Conference convened in Malabo, capital of Equatorial Guinea on November 21.
Asmara, 24 November 2014 – Eritrean has participated in the 2nd African-Turkish Summit Conference convened in Malabo, capital of Equatorial Guinea on November 21.
State leaders and representatives from 30 African countries, as well as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey took part, it was assessed that all-round ties between Turkey and African states is on the rise.
As regards diplomatic relations, reports indicated that Turkey has Embassies in 39 African countries, 27 of which were opened in the wake of the first African-Turkish Summit Conference in Istanbul in 2008. It is also known that 32 African nations have Embassies in Turkey.
According to reports, the 2nd African-Turkish Summit Conference has adopted Action Program coupled with a number of projects. These include fostering ties and cooperation in the domains of trade and investment, peace and security, culture, tourism, education, technology transfer, rural development, energy infrastructure, communications technology and transport.
Eritrea was represented at the Conference by Mr. Biniam Berhe, First Secretary in the Permanent Mission of Eritrea to the African Union and the UN Economic Commission for Africa.