World Bulletin / News Desk
On an official visit to Turkey Tuesday, the east African leader also visited the Turkish parliament, damaged by the July 15 defeated coup.
"Terrorism has nothing to do with Islam. Indeed, Islam is a religion of peace, coexistence and tolerance; extremism has nothing to do with Islam," Conde said.
The Guinean president said he and his Turkish counterpart President Recep Tayyip Erdogan share the ambition to strengthen cooperation between their two countries as well as between Turkey and the entire African continent.
Referring to his relationship with Erdogan, Conde said: "Since his visit to Guinea last March, we have established excellent personal relations, exchanged messages, and talked on the phone."
"Turkey is a very big country, technologically developed, and many Turks work in Guinea, especially in the building industry. Several hotels were built by Turks," said Conde.