Turkey's Erdogan woos Latin America

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) and Chilean President Michelle Bachelet wave at La Moneda presidential Palace in Santiago on February 1, 2016Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday he was in Latin America to pursue a “strategy of opening” as he kicked off a three-country regional tour in Chile. “Chile is a key country for our opening in Latin America and the Caribbean. This strategy of opening of the past 10 years has gotten a very important boost,” he said after meeting Chilean President Michelle Bachelet.

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