Relations Between Turkey and Egypt

Diplomatic relations between Turkey and Egypt are maintained at the level of Chargés d’affaires in both sides since 2013. Meanwhile, the two Ministers of Foreign Affairs make contact on different occasions and Turkey’s Embassy in Cairo and Consulate General in Alexandria as well as Egypt’s Embassy in Ankara and Consulate General in Istanbul operate without interruption.

Moreover, Turkey and Egypt share deep-rooted economic and social ties based on mutual historical heritage. Egypt is our major commercial partner in the African continent. Turkish and Egyptian businesspersons maintain close contact and continue to realize reciprocal visits. There are approximately three thousand five hundred Turkish residents in Egypt. Adding to that, the Yunus Emre Turkish Cultural Center in Cairo continues to operate since 2010 on the basis of a bilateral agreement.