World A trip to Erdogan? The PSG not intimidated
France recalls envoy after Erdogan jibe at Macron
France on Saturday said it was recalling its envoy to Turkey for consultations after comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggesting French counterpart Emmanuel Macron needed a mental health check-up that Paris condemned as unacceptable. "President Erdogan's comments are unacceptable.France and its NATO ally are at loggerheads over a range of issues including maritime rights in the eastern Mediterranean, Libya, Syria and the escalating conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh.
Erdogan is also under his own domestic pressure, and increasingly trying to present himself as the “This is about intimidating Muslims and reminding them that they are welcome to continue to make In Kuwait, Macron was denounced by the parliament, and travel agencies suspended trips to France.
Turkey’s aggression towards its rivals and allies alike is posing a threat to regional stability, yet nobody is prepared to act.
The PSG, which goes to Turkey on behalf of the second day of the Champions League, is not intimidated by this journey, despite the current political climate.To say that relations between France and Turkey are currently strained is an understatement. As a reminder, Turkish President Erdogan urged his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron to "get examined" after the French leader's positions on freedom of expression and Islamism. Erdogan then called for a boycott of French products and the tensions between the two countries raise some concerns, in particular for PSG, which is preparing a trip to Istanbul in the Champions League on Wednesday evening ... UEFA and PSG serene According to the newspaper L'Equipe, the Ile-de-France club is not intimidated and has nothing special in terms of security for this meeting, that UEFA does not consider at high risk. Paris prepared this trip like any continental trip according to the daily. The players of the Club de la Capitale would follow the usual procedure to enter and leave the country and should train normally the day before, then play the game behind closed doors. L'Equipe add that compared to their previous game against Galatasaray, no logistical changes have been made by the PSG security service.
Charlie Hebdo sparks Turkish fury with cartoon of Erdogan .
Turkey on Tuesday accused French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo of "cultural racism" over a front-page cartoon for its latest edition that mocks President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The front-page caricature of Wednesday's edition of Charlie Hebdo, released online on Tuesday night, shows Erdogan in a t-shirt and underpants, drinking a can of beer and lifting up the skirt of a woman wearing a hijab to reveal her naked bottom. "Ooh, the prophet!" the character says in a speech bubble, while the title proclaims "Erdogan: in private, he's very funny".
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Erdogan is also under his own domestic pressure, and increasingly trying to present himself as the “This is about intimidating Muslims and reminding them that they are welcome to continue to make In Kuwait, Macron was denounced by the parliament, and travel agencies suspended trips to France. www.theguardian.com
Turkey’s aggression towards its rivals and allies alike is posing a threat to regional stability, yet nobody is prepared to act. www.theguardian.com
This is a list of international prime ministerial trips made by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan , the 25th Prime Minister of Turkey, after he assumed the premiership on March 14, 2014 and until he became the 12th President of Turkey on August 28, 2014. en.wikipedia.org
Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to return from a trip to North Africa to a country still torn by mass anti-government protests. Mr Erdogan has called the protests undemocratic but his deputy apologised for police violence and met representatives of the protesters from Istanbul's Taksim Square. www.bbc.co.uk
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday called on Turks to boycott French goods as relations between the NATO allies deteriorated over Paris's hardened stance against radical Islam. 'As it has been said in France, 'don't buy Turkish-labelled goods', I call on my people here. www.dailymail.co.uk
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Erdogan is currently holding talks with the EU, but Yeşilada believes that it is the US that could succeed in brokering a deal between Greece and Turkey. "If Biden is elected in the US he could be a successful interlocutor", Yeşilada pointed out. "In the past, when tensions run very high, we saw
Erdogan 's insights on how to fix the migrant standoff – that he has created himself – might not actually come in handy for Greece, as it vowed to keep the border closed while suspending the reception of asylum applications for a month altogether. The country shares borders only with two other EU states
President Prokopis Pavlopoulos of Greece, center-left, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , center-right, during a welcome ceremony in Athens on Thursday.Credit Thanassis Stavrakis/Associated Press.
Yeah but Turkey's number includes KIA+WIA and POWs as well, I don't know why Erdogan would say "killed", maybe to please the public? Turkish MoD and other official sources always use the term neutralized, it's hard to keep track of how many people the strikes actually kill.