Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C) gives a speech at the opening session of the 3rd Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit in Istanbul on December 18. Photo: Turkish Presidential Press Service via AFP
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C) gives a speech at the opening session of the 3rd Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit in Istanbul on December 18. Photo: Turkish Presidential Press Service via AFP

Turkey’s Erdogan pledges 15 million vaccine doses for Africa; low rates a ‘global injustice’ and ‘disgrace for humanity’

  • At key summit of continent’s leaders, Turkish leader said nation to ship vaccines, including its own Turkovac shot which is in process of getting emergency use approval
  • Erdogan also said Turkey hoped to strengthen relations with Africa in areas including health, defence, energy, agriculture and technology

Topic |   Coronavirus Africa
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C) gives a speech at the opening session of the 3rd Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit in Istanbul on December 18. Photo: Turkish Presidential Press Service via AFP
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C) gives a speech at the opening session of the 3rd Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit in Istanbul on December 18. Photo: Turkish Presidential Press Service via AFP
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