Nov 17, 2015, 9:59 AM
Ambassador to The Gambia, Ismail Yeta Yuccer, last week paid a courtesy call on
the minister of defence where they
discussed defence matters and Gambia-Turkey bilateral relations.
During discussion, Ambassador Yuccer alluded to the fruitful and collaborative partnership between the Gambia and Turkey and assured of his resolve to strengthen the partnership between Banjul and Ankara.
Defence minister Sheikh Omar Faye hailed Turkey’s decades of consistent support to The Gambia in its development efforts, especially in the area of security and military accomplishment.
He thanked the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erodogan through Ambassador Yuccer for standing by the Gambian during those long and difficult years.
He highlighted the significance The Gambia attached to the bilateral ties with Turkey and assured the Ambassador of Gambia government’s resolve to strengthen the ties for the mutual benefit of the two countries.