Addis Ababa


Türkiye, Somalia sign defense cooperation deal

Türkiye and Somalia inked a defense agreement on Feb. 8, aimed at bolstering military cooperation and strengthening ties.

The Defense and Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement was formalized during an official visit by Somali Defense Minister Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur to Ankara, where he met with his Turkish counterpart, Yaşar Güler.

Slovenia opens embassy in Ethiopia

Slovenia has opened an embassy in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa. The second residential Slovenian embassy in Africa after Cairo will be headed by a charge d'affaires until an ambassador is appointed.

By opening a new residential embassy on the continent, Slovenia seeks to strengthen relations with Ethiopia and countries in the broader region, the Foreign Ministry said.

Turkish citizens begin to return home from Sudan

Some 684 Turkish citizens evacuated from Sudan via Ethiopia have arrived in Istanbul, as the deadly clashes between the Sudanese army and the paramilitary forces enter the second week.

Turkish citizens were transported from the Sudanese capital Khartoum to the Ethiopian city of Gondar by a difficult land journey lasting about 24 hours.