JOHANNESBURG 

Turkish diplomats and organizations in Africa say 2019 was a positive year for Turkish-African relations as they held bilateral talks leading to more visits of delegations between their countries.

‘‘Our bilateral relationship has been swiftly developing, particularly since the 2018 visit of President [Recep Tayyip] Erdogan to South Africa. Throughout this year, we have seen a number of mutual visits of delegations from both Turkey and South Africa,” Elif Comoglu Ulgen, Turkey’s ambassador to South Africa, told Anadolu Agency on Monday.

Ulgen said some of the official delegations that visited Turkey from South Africa this year included technical and

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