Somalia / Turkey relations

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Mohammed Ibrahim-Shire discusses political relations between Somalia and Turkey

Period4 Jan 2021 → 15 Jan 2021

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitleGrowing Turkey-Somalia Ties
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletStrait Talk
    Media typeTelevision
    CountryTurkey
    Date15/01/21
    DescriptionTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Somalia in 2011 made him the only non-African leader to visit Somalia in 20 years. Since then, Ankara has been not only been providing humanitarian aid to the war-torn country in the Horn of Africa, but also helping boost its economy as well as training its military to help deal with grave security threats. So how is this helping a country develop after devastation by years of war?
    URLhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NA6FFN-cm58
    PersonsMohammed Ibrahim Shire
  • TitleCar bomb targeting Turkish company employees in Somalia kills five
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletTRT World Now
    Media typeTelevision
    CountryTurkey
    Date4/01/21
    DescriptionAt least five people have been killed in a bomb attack in Somalia, including two Turkish citizens. A vehicle laden with explosives targeted employees of a Turkish company in Afgoye, northwest of Somalia's capital Mogadishu. Al-Shabab have claimed responsibility for the bombing. Mohammed Ibrahim Shire, a lecturer in security risk management at Portsmouth University, explains.
    URLhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49irNqASPbg
    PersonsMohammed Ibrahim Shire