Turkey Donates Military Vehicles to Somalia

  • Our Bureau
  • 08:21 AM, November 17, 2021
  • 5219
Turkey Donates Military Vehicles to Somalia
Turkey's donation to Somalia. Via state media.

The Somali National Army (SNA) received a donation of military vehicles including trucks and ambulances from Turkey on Tuesday.

Senior military officials received the donation after a ceremony at the Turkish Embassy in the capital of Mogadishu. Officials from Turkey’s military mission, Turk-Som, also attended the ceremony, Turkey’s government-owned Anadolu Agency reported.

SNA army chief Gen. Odawa Yusuf Rageh said that Turkish military support is key in fighting Somali-based al-Qaida affiliated group al-Shabab. The Gorgor and Harmacad elite units are fighting the group in Somalia.

Somalia’s elite military unit, the Gorgor commandos, will use the vehicles and the ambulances.

Also Read

India Gifts Trained Military Horses, Mine Detection Dogs to Bangladesh

November 11, 2020 @ 06:27 AM

Russia Gifts Armored Personnel Carriers to Central African Republic

October 16, 2020 @ 05:23 AM

US Donates A-7 Light Attack Aircraft to Afghanistan

September 17, 2020 @ 08:31 AM

Turkey Reveals Multi-grenade Launcher

November 18, 2021 @ 08:08 AM
FEATURES/INTERVIEWS