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Turkey opens military base in Mogadishu to train Somali soldiers - Reuters

MOGADISHU/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey opened its biggest overseas military base on Saturday in Somalia's capital, cementing its ties with the volatile but strategic Muslim nation and building a presence in East Africa. More than 10,000 Somali soldiers ...and more »

Turkey sets up largest overseas army base in Somalia - Aljazeera.com

Turkey has set up its biggest overseas military base in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, increasing Ankara's presence in the Horn of Africa country. Officially opened on Saturday, the base, which reportedly cost $50m, will train 10,000 Somali troops and ...and more »

Turkey opens $50m training camp for Somali Army - Arab News

A Turkish soldier participates in the opening ceremony of a Turkish military base in Mogadishu on Saturday. (Reuters). Related Articles. Turkey orders 117 soldiers detained over Gulen links — sources · Turkey stops training peshmerga forces · Turkey's ...and more »

Turkey opens its largest military academy in Somalia - Anadolu Agency

The academy was inaugurated by Turkey's Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar and Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire in a ceremony held at the training facility. Senior Somali officials, Turkish and foreign diplomats attended the ceremony amid tight ...and more »

Somalia hosts Turkey's largest overseas military base - africanews

Somali and Turkish officials on Saturday officially opened a military training base in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The facility is Turkey's largest overseas military training facility. Somalia's Prime Minister ...and more »

Turkey to open it's largest military base in Somalia - TRT World

About 200 Turkish officers will be deployed to the facility in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, to train over 10,000 Somali National Army troops and other soldiers from across Africa. Chief of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces is welcomed by ...and more »

Turkey Opens Largest Foreign Military Base in Somalia - Asharq Al-awsat English

Turkish army's Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar, center left, escorts Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre during an inauguration ceremony of the Turkish military base in Mogadishu on September 30, 2017. (AFP photo). Cairo- Khalid Mahmoud. Turkey ...and more »

Turkey opens military training base in Somalia capital - Fox News

MOGADISHU, Somalia – The Turkish government has opened a military training base, its largest in Africa, in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. The Turkish chief of staff Gen. Hulusi Akar and Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire inaugurated the newly ...and more »

Turkey Opens Largest Foreign Military Base in Mogadishu - Voice of America

Turkey's largest foreign military base in the world opened Saturday in Mogadishu, in a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Somali leaders, top Turkish military officials and diplomats. Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire and the head of the Turkish ...and more »

​Somalia: Top military chief survives bomb attack - Garowe Online

MOGADISHU, Somalia - A top Somali army general has survived an apparent assassination attempt after a bomb struck his convoy near Mogadishu on Sunday, Garowe Online reports. Officials in Garasbaley area, confirmed to GO that the commander of the 3rd ...and more »