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Rwanda & Türkiye Strengthen Existing Partnerships

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President Kagame receives a Turkish delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu at Urugwiro Village.

The Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Thursday met with President Paul Kagame of Rwanda at Urugwiro Village.

“President Kagame received a Turkish delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu for discussions on ways to strengthen existing partnerships between Rwanda and Türkiye,” Rwanda’s Presidency said.

Earlier, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and his delegation had met with Rwanda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Vincent Biruta

“The visit of Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu to Rwanda is a strong signal to further strengthen the existing bilateral relations. It also offered an opportunity to discuss new areas of cooperation for benefit of citizens of both countries”, said Minister Biruta.

Three new agreements have been signed in General Cooperation, Culture, as well as Science, Technology and Innovation.

Meanwhile, Rwanda’s Minister Biruta’s visited Ankara in September 2021during which Rwanda and Türkiye signed cooperation agreements in the areas of sports, education, industry and protocol, to give a new boost to the existing relations between the two countries.

The Turkish delegation is in the country for two-day working visit.

Durins his stay in Rwanda, Minister Çavuşoğlu also paid tribute to the victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi at the Kigali Genocide Memorial.

He also met with other Government officials and visited the Amahoro Stadium renovation site.

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