Relations between Turkey and Kenya

Turkey recognized the Comoros after its independence and established diplomatic relations in 1979. The Turkish Embassy in Antananarivo, which became operational on 21 April 2010, is accredited to the Union of the Comoros. The Embassy of the Comoros in Cairo is also accredited to Turkey.

As a member of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the Comoros has kept close relations to Turkey on many occasions. The friendly relations established between the two countries showed itself in various international organizations as well.

As a manifestation of the good relations, Turkey has become one of the leading trading partners of the Comoros. The trade volume between the two countries in 2016 was approximately 4.94 million USD and increased to 9.4 million USD in 2017. In 2018, trade volume surged significantly to 18.3 million USD.

Turkey is providing development and technical assistance to the Comoros through TİKA, which has established a program coordination office in Moroni in April 2017.

The Comoros has an Honorary Consulate in Istanbul, while Turkey has an Honorary Consulate in Moroni.

Turkish Government, within the framework of Türkiye Scholarships, is allocating undergraduate and graduate scholarships to students from the Comoros. Until now, 127 students from Comoros were granted scholarships.

Junior Diplomats from the Union of Comoros has been participating to the International Training Program for Junior Diplomats, organized each year by the Diplomacy Academy of Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.