Liberian Foreign Minister "De-Maxwell Sah Kimaih" has announced his country's desire to establish a joint economic commission with Turkey, which will be the relevant reference for official relations between the two countries.
The Liberian minister made the announcement at a press conference thursday with his Turkish counterpart "Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu" in Ankara.
Sah Kimaih added that he had met Çavuşoğlu five times recently, and that bilateral relations between the two countries were becoming stronger.
He explained that his meetings with Cavusoglu dealt with many files, adding: "We expressed our desire to strengthen our bilateral relations and ties, and we talked about ways to develop relations between Turkey and Liberia."
"In 1992, Turkey opened the doors of its universities to Liberian students, and more than 100 Liberian students benefited from scholarships from Turkey."
The minister expressed his country's desire to increase Turkey's number of scholarships to Liberian students, stressing that education is an important area for strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries.
He also expressed his country's desire to establish a joint economic commission with Turkey, so that it would be the relevant reference for official relations between the two countries.
He added that his country had begun work to open an embassy in Ankara, noting the importance of Turkey taking a similar step.
With regard to the fight against terrorist organizations, the Liberian minister stressed the willingness of the two countries to cooperate in the fight against terrorism, and continued: "One of the issues that we have expressed satisfaction with is that we will begin closer cooperation in the security field".
source: anadolu agency.