Mozambique's president and the leader of the country's main opposition group signed a new peace accord Tuesday, pledging to end years of violence and facilitate elections in the fall.
International donors last month pledged $1.2 billion after the poor southern African country was battered by two powerful cyclones in March and April this year.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for a "generous response" from the international community to help Mozambiquans after Cyclone Kenneth and Idai, the worst environmental disasters ever experienced in Africa.
A storm ravaging southern Africa is possibly the worst weather-related disaster ever to hit the southern hemisphere, with 1.7 million people in the path of the cyclone in Mozambique and 920,000 affected in Malawi, UN officials say.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan led a Turkish delegation that visited Mozambique with the aim of boosting trade and economic ties. Mozambique was Erdogan's second stop on a three-country visit to Africa.
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