7 Crucial Takeaways from Buhari’s Meeting With Turkish President -GCFRNG

7 Crucial Takeaways from Buhari’s Meeting With Turkish President -GCFRNG

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday October 20, held a closed-door meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

The Turkish leader who arrived on the night of Tuesday, October 19, is in Nigeria on a two-day visit with his wife, First Lady Emine Erdogan.

It appears that both leaders spoke at a joint press conference on the occasion of the official visit of the Turkish president.

President Buhari commended the Turkish President for opening his country’s borders to accommodate millions of refugees urgently in need of humanitarian support.

The Nigerian leader claimed that Erdogan has set an example to the rest of the world on how to treat refugees.

Buhari described the visit by President Erdogan and the First Lady as a reflection of the “strong, warm and cordial bilateral relationship” between Nigeria and Turkey. 3. Discussions were held on a series of bilateral issues, with the aim of strengthening the cordial relationship between the two countries. 4. Remove Turkey from Nigeria’s travel ban list based on revised COVID-19 protocols. 5. The Turkish leader promised that his country would continue to cooperate with Nigeria in the fight against terrorism, as well as in the military, defense and security spheres. 6. President Erdogan announced that his country has increased its diplomatic presence in Africa to 43 missions. 7. Buhari’s counterpart stressed that Turkey was determined to improve relations with Nigeria to “higher levels in all fields.

Meanwhile, Buhari, on Friday May 14, made a phone call to Erdogan. Presidential spokesman Garba Shehu said in a statement spotted by Legit.ng that Buhari called for greater Turkish involvement in the economy and humanitarian efforts in the northeast.

He said the two leaders had fruitful discussions and expressed satisfaction with the existing bilateral ties between the two countries.

Gcfrng.Com brought together the two leaders who expressed their desire for peace and stability to reign in the world, and to end all ongoing conflicts, as well as the coronavirus pandemic.

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7 Crucial Takeaways from Buhari’s Meeting With Turkish President -GCFRNG

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