Presidency of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Turkey-Nigeria to deepen bilateral cooperation: Erdoğan

Turkey and Nigeria decided to boost their bilateral cooperation, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Oct. 20 after signing seven agreements with the African country.

Erdoğan and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari signed seven agreements during a four-day tour of the Turkish president to three African countries, including Angola, Togo and Nigeria.

Turkey forecasts ending 2021 with 9% growth, Erdoğan says

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Oct. 18 Turkey forecasts ending the year 2021 with a 9% economic growth.

"While most of the G20 countries threw in the towel in 2020 at the peak of the pandemic, we became the second-largest growing country among them by expanding 1.8%," he said, speaking at Turkey-Angola Business Forum.

Turkey to boost trade ties with Africa: Erdoğan

Turkey is committed to boosting trade ties with the entire Africa and will hold a Turkey-Africa Business Council meeting very soon, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who is visiting Angola as part of his three-nation tour to the continent, has said.

Turkey's trade with all African countries is worth around $25 billion and Turkey is hoping to increase it, Erdoğan stated.

President Erdoğan arrives in Angola, begins diplomacy tour in Africa

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arrived on Oct. 17 in Angola's capital Luanda, the first leg of his mini-tour of three African countries, also including Nigeria and Togo.

Erdoğan was welcomed by Angola's Foreign Minister Tete Antonio and Alp Ay, Turkey's ambassador to the Southern African nation, at Quatro de Fevereiro International Airport.

Turkish, Russian leaders discuss regional issues over phone

The presidents of Turkey and Russia on Oct. 7 held a phone call to discuss bilateral ties and regional issues, according to the Turkish Communications Directorate.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin also exchanged views on regional developments, it added in a statement.