Turkey's growing interest in Somalia

Commitment of more than $365m in cash and aid has followed prime minister's visit to the conflict-torn African nation.

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    Turkey has been showing unparallelled interest in Somalia, starting with a visit from Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's prime minister, in August last year. 

    Turkey has now committed more than $365m in cash and aid to the African nation.

    Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri takes a look at why Turkey is so interested in Somalia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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