Türkiye and Mauritania FM’s Discuss Sahel Region and Gaza Developments

Türkiye and Mauritania

Anakara, The Gulf Observer: Türkiye’s Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan is scheduled to meet with his Mauritanian counterpart Mohamed Salem Ould Merzoug on Sunday in Istanbul to discuss recent developments in the Sahel region and Gaza.

According to diplomatic sources, the meeting will address current developments in the Sahel region, including regional issues and the ongoing Israeli attacks on Gaza. The discussions will also focus on political and economic matters between the two nations, aiming to strengthen and diversify cooperation.

The diplomatic sources highlighted Mauritania’s steadfast stance in advocating for an end to the violence in Gaza amid the Israeli attacks.

Furthermore, the meeting will underscore the serious security challenges confronting the Sahel region and the imperative of its transformation. The security environment in the Sahel is deemed strategically crucial not only for the region but also for the broader African continent and beyond.

Describing Mauritania’s role as a stabilizing force in the volatile Sahel region, the sources emphasized Türkiye’s commitment to fostering peace, security, prosperity, and enduring stability in the Sahel.

The discussions between Foreign Ministers Fidan and Ould Merzoug reflect both countries’ shared dedication to addressing pressing regional issues and advancing cooperation for mutual benefit and regional stability.