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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Ugandan President Yowri Museveni arrive at the State House, Entebbe, Uganda, June 1, 2016 (AP photo by Stephen Wandera).

Turkey Looks to Play Larger Economic and Security Role in East Africa

Monday, June 6, 2016

Last week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan went on a four-day visit of East Africa, stopping in Uganda, Kenya and Somalia to promote trade, tourism and security ties. In an email interview, David Shinn, an adjunct professor at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University and former U.S. ambassador to Burkina Faso and Ethiopia, discussed Turkey’s outreach to East Africa.

WPR: Who are Turkey’s main partners in East Africa, and what are the key areas of cooperation? ...

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