Algeria–Turkey relations

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Algerian–Turkish relations
Map indicating locations of Algeria and Turkey



Algerian–Turkish relations are foreign relations between Algeria and Turkey. Algeria has an embassy in Ankara, and a general consulate in Istanbul. Turkey has an embassy in Algiers. Both countries are full members of the Union for the Mediterranean. There is a strong relation between Algeria and Turkey because of very strong historical ties. Some estimate put 5% [1] to 25% of Algerian people are of Turkish. descent;[2] The Turkish embassy in Algeria estimate it around 600,000 to 2,000,000[3] (1.5%-5.1% of the total population)


From Turkey to Algeria:

Dates Head of State
January 17–20, 1988 President Kenan Evren
January 25–26, 1999 President Süleyman Demirel
February 4–6, 1985 Prime Minister Turgut Özal
May 22–23, 2006 Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

From Algeria to Turkey:

Dates Head of State
April 1986 Prime Minister Abdelhamid Brahimi
February 2–4, 2005 President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Oxford Business Group (2008), The Report: Algeria 2008, Oxford Business Group, ISBN 978-1-902339-09-2
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  3. ^ Archived September 29, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. Ülke Raporu 2008

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