Turkey and Sudan have agreed to establish a strategic cooperation council and to increase trade tries, sealing a "historic" visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Khartoum.
Erdogan's arrived in the Sudanese capital on Sunday as part of a three-day trip that also includes stops in Chad and Tunisia.
Following a meeting with his Sudanese counterpart, Omar al-Bashir, Erdogan said the two countries aimed at boosting bilateral trade from its current value of $500m a year to $1bn initially and then $10bn.
"We encourage businessmen to invest in Sudan," Erdogan said during a joint news conference, adding that his country was aware of Sudan's economic potential.
Sudan's official state news agency also said that the two leaders had agreed to set up a strategic planning group to discuss international affairs and intended to conclude a military deal involving the two countries' armed forces.