Problem

Are project MVC must be web api to connect to angular ?

I work on asp.net core 2.1 project with sql server 2014

This project is mvc controller not web api .

We decide to make client side with angular 7 so that i will have two project

Project have angular client side

Another project is asp.net core mvc or web api server side .

So that my question

Are my project mvc controller must be web api to connect to angular ?