Turkey Hands Over Military Base To Somalia

The Turkish government has announced that it has handed over a training camp for the Somali National Army to Somalia.

A statement from the Turkish Ministry of Defense said that a training center built by Turkey in Mogadishu has been handed over to the Somali government.

Relations between Ankara and the Horn of Africa country have been on the rise for the past 10 years following the official visit of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 2011, making him the only non-African leader to visit Somalia for some time. 20 years.

In addition to military cooperation, Mogadishu and Ankara also cooperate in health, education, and other initiatives.

Turkey has built schools, hospitals and infrastructure, and provided scholarships for Somalis to study in Turkey.