Elon Musk, the head of electric carmaker Tesla, to establish a factory in Turkey. Erdogan, is currently in the US to attend the UN General Assembly. During the meeting, the two of them discussed about potential cooperation between Musk's space exploration firm SpaceX and Turkey's space program.
The official statement released by the Turkey government said that Erdogan welcomed cooperation with SpaceX on artificial intelligence and Starlink, SpaceX's satellite internet service. To this, Musk said SpaceX wanted to secure the necessary license to offer Starlink in Turkey. Erdogan is trying to bring investment from the business tycoon.
However, prior to Erdogan other leaders like French President Emmanuel Macron and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez also met Elon Musk to discuss scope of cooperation in the field of AI, space, and EV. After Erdogan, Israel Prime Minister Benjimin Netanyahu met Elon Musk during his visit to the US and the two interacted on a range of issues including AI and technology. Currently, Tesla has six factories.Read more on livemint.com