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Turkey, Nigeria presidents hold talks in Ankara

October 20, 2017 at 11:03 am

President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari (C-L) arrives in Ankara, Turkey on 19 October 2017 [Bulent Yilmaz/Anadolu Agency]

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday received Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in his presidential complex in the capital Ankara, the Anadolu Agency reported.

The two presidents discussed bilateral relations.

Meanwhile, the Turkish ministers of defence and interior have also held talks with their Nigerian counterparts.

Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu discussed with his Nigerian counterpart Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau the fight against Fethullah Gulen who Ankara accuses of being behind the July 2016 coup attempt.

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