Turkey wants to repair ties with Egypt: PM

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim speaks during a meeting of his Turkish ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) at the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM) in Ankara on August 9, 2016Turkey wants to repair its ties with Egypt, after relations soured over the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in 2013, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday. Relations between Ankara and Cairo took a nosedive after the Egyptian military deposed Morsi on July 30, 2013. Morsi, a Muslim Brotherhood leader, had been a close ally of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling Justice and Development Party-led (AKP) government.

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