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Turkey, Angola have cooperation opportunities on defense, energy: Erdoğan

Turkey, Angola have cooperation opportunities on defense, energy: Erdoğan

Turkish president said during the press conference that Angola previously requested Turkish-made UAVs, Monday's talks also included armored carriers.
18.10.2021 - 17:39

There are significant cooperation opportunities between Turkey and Angola in the defense and energy fields, the Turkish president said on Monday.

Visiting Angola as part of his Africa tour, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said in a news conference with his Angolan counterpart Joao Lourenco that Angola previously requested Turkish-made UAVs, while Monday's talks also included armored carriers.

Angola previously requested Turkish-made UAVs, today's talks also included armored carriers, Turkish President Erdoğan said.

“In the last 19 years, Turkey has taken many steps in the field of the defense industry that also struck Angola's attention,” noted Erdoğan, adding that the countries' defense ministers will hold further discussions.

The Turkish-African business forum will be held in Turkey on Oct. 21-22, while the Turkish African Cooperation Summit will be held in Istanbul on Dec. 17-18, Erdoğan also said.

The two countries can improve cooperation in tourism, education, and trade sectors as well, he added.