Friday, August 27, 2021

Ethiopia-Turkey Ties Strengthen

 Al-Monitor published on 18 August 2021 an article titled "Turkey Views Ties with Ethiopia as Key to Influence in Africa" by Fehim Tastekin.  

Ethiopia seeks Turkish support to offset Arab support for Egypt and Sudan on the dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the ability to purchase drones from Turkey.  Turkey sees Ethiopia as a gateway to Sub-Saharan Africa and an ally in its differences with Egypt.