On Monday, May 20, Somalia Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Amb Ahmed Isse Awad Received at his office Turkey Ambassador to Somalia, Amb. Mehmet Yilmaz.
During the meeting, Minister Awad praised Turkey’s historic positions and its standing with the Somali people, who highly appreciate this prestigious role. He pointed out that there are common interests of the Somali -Turkish, imposed by the national feeling and the facts of history and geography, pointing out that Mogadishu and Ankara are united by a common destiny, which distinguishes bilateral relations and the special ties between the two brotherly countries.
For his part, Ambassador Mehmet Yilmaz praised Turkey’s relations with Somalia, stressing its importance in strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries and the two brotherly peoples. He said that these relations have witnessed remarkable development in recent years.
According to Somalia MFA, The ambassador indicated that Turkey will continue to support the Somali government and people, noting that his country’s policy is quite firm to deal with Mogadishu as a brotherly ally for centuries.