Erdogan appoints new ambassador to Somalia amid diplomatic upheaval

Monday, January 2, 2023: Erdogan appoints The incoming Turkish ambassador to Somalia, Ibrahim Mete Yagli (above) is predicted to reach in Mogadishu in January to current his credentials to Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.

Mogadishu (AX) – Mehmet Yilmaz, Turkey’s ambassador to Somalia, has been recalled to Ankara and changed by Ibrahim Mete Yagli after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed a decree on the reshuffle of ambassadors globally on Saturday.

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The decree was revealed within the official gazette simply earlier than the New 12 months.

Yilmaz, Turkey’s man in Mogadishu since December 2018, made a number of notable contributions however can be remembered for rising the variety of Somali college students learning in Turkey.

Ibrahim Mete Yagli, a profession diplomat who joined Turkey’s International Ministry in 1986, will take over for Yilmaz.

Yagli held a number of positions at dwelling and overseas, together with First Undersecretary on the Polish Embassy in 2005 and the Directorate Basic for Multilateral Financial Affairs on the Ministry of International Affairs in 2008. He was most just lately Consul Basic in Vienna earlier than changing into Ambassador to Botswana from 2014 to 2019.

Yagli is predicted to reach in Mogadishu in January to current his credentials to Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.

Turkey and Somalia have considerably developed diplomatic, financial, navy and political ties because the early 2010s.

Turkey and Somalia have developed sturdy diplomatic, financial, navy and political ties because the early 2010s, as evidenced by the development of Turkey’s largest abroad embassy in Mogadishu, which President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurated in 2013.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made eight different ambassadorial adjustments, together with Halil İbrahim Akça as Turkey’s ambassador to Brazil, Şaban Dişli as Turkey’s ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and Havva Yonca Gündüz Özçeri as Turkey’s ambassador to Ivory Coast.

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