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Omar al-Bashir receives Turkish Defense Minister to strengthen military cooperation with Turkey

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s President, Omar al-Bashir, received on Tuesday Turkish Defense Minister, Hulusi Akar, whom arrived in Khartoum following his visit to Libya.

Akar stated that “there is strong will in the two countries to work in all areas, especially the military field,” according to the official Sudanese News Agency (SUNA).

For his part, al-Bashir, ordered his Defense Ministry to strengthen and advance military cooperation with Turkey.

Akar, who arrived on Monday for a visit of two days, held talks with Sudan’s Defense Minister General Awad Mohammed Ahmed bin Auf at the Sudanese Ministry of Defense where they discussed joint relations between the two countries.

Relations between Khartoum and Ankara have been growing since Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Sudan in December, during which 22 agreements were signed between the two countries.

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