Turkey-Africa cooperation meeting to take place in Istanbul

Turkey-Africa Partnership Joint Action Plan 2010-2014 is expected to be approved at the end of the meeting

Turkey-Africa cooperation meeting to take place in Istanbul


"Turkey-Africa Cooperation Senior Officials' Meeting" will take place in Istanbul on December 13.

Turkey's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that representatives from the African Union and the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) would be in attendance at the meeting.

The Ministry said that the Turkey-Africa Partnership Joint Action Plan 2010-2014 was expected to be approved at the end of the meeting.

"Turkey is determined to further improve its relations with the African Union, regional economic communities in the African continent and with African nations both on bilateral and multilateral platforms on the basis of mutual benefits and the understanding of partnership," it said.

The first Turkey-Africa Cooperation Summit was held in Turkey on August 18 and 21, 2008, and the Istanbul Declaration on Turkey-Africa Partnership was signed by participants.

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