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Turkish President Erdogan invites Elon Musk to get his next Tesla factory in Turkey

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and owner of X, arrives for the Inaugural AI Insight Dialogue board in Russell Building on Capitol Hill, on Wednesday, September 13, 2023.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan invited Elon Musk to get his next Tesla factory in Turkey, the nation’s pronounce media reported Monday.

Erdogan on Sunday met with the Tesla and SpaceX CEO in New York while visiting the U.S. for the United International locations Total Assembly. The 2 met at the Turkish Home in Long island.

“Recalling that with the Turkish electrical automobile Togg hitting the roads in Türkiye, Tesla entered the Turkish market, Erdogan called on Tesla to put its seventh factory in Türkiye,” Turkish pronounce information agency Anadolu reported, citing the nation’s communications directorate.

Erdogan moreover equipped collaboration alternatives with Musk’s aerospace firm SpaceX and Turkey’s field program, and invited the billionaire inventor to Teknofest, Turkey’s largest aviation, aerospace, and skills competition taking position between leisurely September and the pause of October this three hundred and sixty five days.

Musk spoke back that a desire of Turkish suppliers are already working with Tesla and that Turkey “is without doubt doubtless the most largest candidates” for his next and seventh factory, Anadolu wrote. CNBC has contacted the Turkish communications directorate for the complete statement.

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