A Turkish embassy has just opened in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, just two days after al-Shabab terrorists attacked a hotel in the city and killing 15 people.

The embassy was opened by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s third visit to the war-torn East African country.

“Somalia is an important ally for us,” said Erdogan. “I can see a remarkable change here since my first visit in 2011. I hope Somalia will hold a free and fair election,” he said of Somalia’s planned polls, scheduled for August.

Erdogan is the only non-African President to have visited Somalia in decades, and will do so again soon to open a school and a $400 million military training camp.

This is in addition to humanitarian aid he has pledged to Somalia and Ethiopia.

 

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danaducessa
danaducessa
2016-06-04 12:46

just what we needed

Luis Llo Glez
Luis Llo Glez
2016-06-04 13:38

New front for terrorism export?…

daeshit sucks
daeshit sucks
2016-06-04 17:07
Reply to  Luis Llo Glez

They already have the Sheebabs… Maybe they’re not enough hardcore…

Jonathan Richer
Jonathan Richer
2016-06-04 22:25
Reply to  Luis Llo Glez

Somalia already is one of the biggest terror exporters

TheScepticalOne
TheScepticalOne
2016-06-04 13:54

they can have it

mrdanger
mrdanger
2016-06-04 14:56

embassy of terrorism

Amin
Amin
2016-06-04 15:43

Next country is Maldive islands.

daeshit sucks
daeshit sucks
2016-06-04 17:05

Gollum talking about “free and fair elections”, ROFL! He may practice what he preaches at home…

@AOrti
@AOrti
2016-06-04 18:14

mm i guest the queue to become Ambassador.. they can even take Somalis to Turkey instead let them travel to Europe….

Calvin Fesser
Calvin Fesser
2016-06-04 21:04

I’m guessing turkey needs a new front for ISIS recruitement