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Minde analyses Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Tanzania [RFI Analysis]

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Tanzania on 23 January, 2017 in a bid to bolster trade ties between the two countries. President Erdogan met with his counterpart President John Magufuli in the capital Dar es Salaam where they spoke on a number of bilateral issues including development, health, culture, industries media and education. Radio France International (RFI) sought my opinion with regard to President Erdogan’s desire to close down the Feza Schools which are run by cleric Fethullah Gulen, a U.S.-based critic of Erdogan who has denied involvement in the botched military uprising in Turkey in July 2016. [SoundCloud] Listen to the analysis here.