Ambassador Osman R. Yavuzalp, the newly appointed Turkish Ambassador to Ethiopia officially delivered his accreditation letter to IGAD.
The Ambassador delivered his letter to H.E. Amb (Eng.) Mahboub Maalim, the Executive Secretary of IGAD on December 17, 2014 in Addis Ababa Ethiopia.
During the meeting of the two sides held at the Embassy of Turkey in Addis Ababa, the Turkish Ambassador expressed his gratitude to the IGAD Executive Secretary for his continued interest to work with the Turkish.
The Ambassador re-affirmed the dedication of his Government to continue its investment for the re-building of Somalia and to support the efforts of IGAD to create sustainable peace in the country and the region as well.
H.E Ambassador Mahboub, in his turn expressed his gratitude for the Turkish Government for officially accrediting its Ambassador following the departure of the previous Ambassador as this signify the continuity of the commitment by the Turkish Government to work with and support IGAD.
Finally both sides have agreed to set time to review the status of the MoU signed between the Turkish Government and IGAD for enhanced cooperation.