President of Republic Angola João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço visited the presidential Defence Industries Presidency (SSB) as part of his contacts in Turkey.
João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço President of Republic Angola, who paid a visit to Turkey upon the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, visited the Defense Industry Presidency(SSB). Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank also attended the visit. During the visit, the guest President Lourenço and the accompanying delegation were told about the capabilities of the Turkish Defence Industry. Potential areas of defence industry relations between the two countries were also discussed.
“Turkey will also side with Angola in the fight against terrorism”
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a joint press conference after talks with Angolan President João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço. At the joint press conference with President Lourenço of Angola, President Erdoğan said, “Turkey will always stand by Angola as a country that has proven itself in the fight against terrorism.” A comprehensive meeting was held covering all areas of political, military, economic, commercial, cultural and defence industry. President of the Republic of Turkey Erdoğan,
In 2017, we had a meeting with them for the first time at the BRICS meeting. However, we had the first meeting at a high level in our country today. Angola is not an ordinary country. With Mr. Lourenço, we will throw it towards the future. Angola has a population of 33 million, and we have a population of 84 million.The two countries have a total population of 117 million. In addition, Angola has an area of 1 million 246 thousand square kilometers. Turkey is 780 thousand square kilometers. The two countries have a total face measurement of 2 million 26 thousand square kilometers. So there’s a lot that can be done jointly. They will also meet with our business people. They will discuss many issues with their interlocutors. After the UN General Assembly, we will go to Angola with a group of business people. We want to initiate high-level negotiations.