Turkey, Qatar, Sudan defense ministers meet in Khartoum
KHARTOUM – Anadolu AgencyTurkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık traveled to the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Jan. 8 to hold talks with his Sudanese and Qatari counterparts.
The three defense ministers also attended the opening of the Soor factory in Khartoum that will produce military uniforms for the Sudanese army.
Sudanese Defense Minister Brig. Ahmed al-Shami told Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency that the three ministers would discuss military ties along with regional and international developments.
Al-Shami said the Soor factory would produce 2,000 military uniforms for the Sudanese army and also export its uniforms to neighboring countries, including Kenya and Chad.
In 2015, Sudan and Turkey carried out joint military maneuvers in Sudan’s territorial waters in the Red Sea.