Turkey, Angola have cooperation opportunities on defense, energy: Turkish president

There are significant cooperation opportunities between Turkey and Angola in the defense and energy fields, the Turkish president said on Monday.

Visiting Angola as part of his Africa tour, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a news conference with his Angolan counterpart Joao Lourenco that Angola previously requested Turkish-made UAVs, while Monday’s talks also included armored carriers.

Angola previously requested Turkish-made UAVs, today’s talks also included armored carriers, Turkish President Erdogan said.

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“In the last 19 years, Turkey has taken many steps in the field of the defense industry that also struck Angola’s attention,” noted Erdogan, adding that the countries’ defense ministers will hold further discussions.