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Turkish Ambassador pays courtesy call on Defense Minister

Feb 20, 2020, 1:29 PM | Article By: Abdoulie Nyockeh

Turkish 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.