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Op-Ed by Mehmet Ozkan: Why Turkey is making friends in West Africa

Op-Ed by Mehmet Ozkan: Why Turkey is making friends in West Africa

As US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently visited Sudan to push for more Arab nations to normalise ties with Israel after the UAE deal, aiming to create a new geopolitical configuration in the broader Middle East, Turkey is working towards a new alliance in West Africa that promises to extend its strategic rivalry with France, writes Mehmet Ozkan.

Read the full article at Africa Briefing.

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