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Press Release Regarding The Official Visit Of Madické Niang, Minister Of State And Foreign Affairs Of Senegal To Turkey , 10.06.2010

Madické Niang, Minister of State and Foreign Affairs of Senegal, will pay an official visit to Turkey on 13-15 June 2010.

The visit is important in terms of being a concrete indicator of the developing relations and increasing bilateral contacts between Turkey and Senegal in recent years. Senegal is a prominent country in the West Africa and an important actor in maintaining peace and stability in its region.

In the context of visit, talks to be held on Monday, June the 14th will provide an opportunity to review and strengthen our bilateral relations in all its dimensions, to evaluate additional possibilities of cooperation and to discuss current regional and international developments, particularly the major issues in Africa.

Furthermore, during the visit signing of the “Agreement Concerning the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments” and the “Memorandum of Understanding on Technical Cooperation between the Turkish Standards Institution and The Senegalese Standardization Association” are envisaged.