Turkey builds the first military base located abroad

Friday, 30 September, 2016 - 15:30

Turkey will build its the first military base located outside of the country.

Turkey signed an agreement with Somalia, it also has been approved by the UN.

It is expected that 200 Turkish citizens will  perform military service engaged as instructors for more than 10,000 Somali military.

Next Turkish military base will be built in Qatar as part of an agreement signed back in 2014.

At the moment, 150 troops from the Turkish armed forces are located there, however, it reported that the new base will feature all kinds of Turkish arms.