Focus WEST AFRICA Business Issue dated 24/08/2020

Turkey woos Issoufou, lands big security deal

After eight years of coaxing, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has concluded a major military and economic agreement with Niger - to France's great chagrin. [...] (889 words)
Turkish Ambassador to Niger Mustafa Türker Ari with President Mahamadou Issoufou, in February 2020.
Turkish Ambassador to Niger Mustafa Türker Ari with President Mahamadou Issoufou, in February 2020. ©Turkish Embassy in Niamey/Facebook
After eight years of coaxing, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has concluded a major military and economic agreement with Niger - to France's great chagrin. [...] (889 words)
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