Niger president leaves for Turkey

NIAMEY – Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou on Monday set out for Turkey for a days-long visit.

Issoufou was accompanied by a high-level delegation, including Foreign Minister Mohamed Bazoum and Planning Minister Amadou Boubacar Cisse, according to Niger`s official news agency.

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan had visited Niger in January of last year.

Trade exchanges between Niger and Turkey have increased in recent years.

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