Turkey's president arrives home from African tour

Recep Tayyip Erdogan completes 4-day tour of 3 African countries

Sefa Mutlu   | 21.10.2021
Turkey's president arrives home from African tour


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan returned home late Wednesday from a four-day tour of three African countries including Angola, Togo and Nigeria. 

The president, first lady Emine Erdogan and his accompanying delegation landed at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul at 11.45 p.m. (0245GMT) after visiting Nigeria, the final stop on the tour.

Erdogan was welcomed by Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya and other parties.

The president embarked on the tour on Sunday.

The tour is considered significant for new cooperation opportunities in Africa.

*Writing by Seda Sevencan

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