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Relations Between Turkey and Eritrea

Turkish Embassy in Asmara was opened in November 2013. Eritrea’s Embassy in Doha is accredited to Turkey. Eritrea does not have an Honorary Consulate in Turkey.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey H.E. Ahmet Davutoğlu visited Asmara on 16 November 2012 and had talks with his counterparts on bilateral issues as well as regional matters.

Turkish exports to Eritrea were 5 million USD in 2012. On the other hand, Turkish imports from Eritrea are at insignificant levels. The main export products to Eritrea are electrical household goods, foodstuff and apparels.

There is no Turkish company operating in Eritrea. Three higher education scholarships have been provided to Eritrea for the 2012-2013 educational terms.