US News Turkish President Erdogan accuses Macron of "colonialism" and "spectacle" in Lebanon

15:25  13 august  2020
15:25  13 august  2020 Source:   ouest-france.fr

Lebanon: the government declares a state of emergency for two weeks

 Lebanon: the government declares a state of emergency for two weeks © REUTERS / Issam Abdallah August 6, 2020: the port of Beirut devastated by the explosion of August 4. In Lebanon, the toll of the double explosion that devastated the capital Beirut on Tuesday August 4 has grown even worse, now amounting to 135 dead and more than 5,000 injured. The Lebanese government has declared a state of emergency for two weeks in the capital, where French President Emmanuel Macron is due to land on Thursday (August 6th) to express France's support and solidarity.

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Emmanuel Macron et Recep Tayyip Erdogan, en juillet 2018, en marge d’un sommet de l’OTAN. © Ludovic Marin / Pool via REUTERS Emmanuel Macron and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in July 2018, on the sidelines of a NATO summit.

Erdogan accused Emmanuel Macron of "colonialist" aims, after the French president's highly publicized visit to Lebanon on Thursday August 6.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday August 13th accused his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron of "colonial" targets at Lebanon and qualified his recent visit to Beirut as "spectacle" , in a context of growing tensions between Ankara and Paris.

"What Macron and company want is to restore the colonial order (in Lebanon)" , Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during a speech in Ankara. "We are not chasing after photos or performing in front of the cameras that interests us" , he added.

From Beirut, Macron denounces a "system captured by organized corruption"

 From Beirut, Macron denounces a Traveling in the capital, scarred by violent explosions, the French head of state asked Lebanese officials "for a profound change". © Thibault Camus / POOL / AFP Emmanuel Macron moved through the streets of Beirut on Thursday August 6, 2020. Emmanuel Macron had warned of his arrival in Beirut on Thursday.

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The Turkish head of state referred to the highly publicized trip by Emmanuel Macron to Beirut last week , after an explosion which, on August 4, left 171 dead and more than 6,500 injured and devastated the Lebanese capital.

While the Turkish president has not personally visited Beirut, he dispatched his vice president and foreign minister there last week. Lebanon was under French mandate from 1920 until its independence in 1943. Before that, it was under Ottoman rule for four centuries.

A context of tensions between Turkey and France

The virulent attacks of Recep Tayyip Erdogan intervene in a context of growing tensions between Turkey and France, linked in particular to divergent interests in Libya and the eastern Mediterranean. Turkish searches for hydrocarbons in this maritime area have angered Greece and the European Union.

A donors' conference organized by the UN and France "for the future" of Lebanon

 A donors' conference organized by the UN and France © Brendan Smialowski, AFP The UN and France are co-organizing, on August 9, 2020, a videoconference of donors to come in aid to Lebanon The videoconference of support for Lebanon, organized on Sunday by the UN and France, should mark the beginning of an "emergency and hope for the future" of the country, said on Saturday the 'Elysium.

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Supporting Athens, Paris denounced Ankara's "unilateral" actions and announced Thursday that it had temporarily strengthened its Eastern Mediterranean military presence with the deployment of two planes and two warships.

The pro-government Turkish press greeted this news with indignation, accusing France of "going beyond the limits" and of "seeking war" .

Recep Tayyip Erdogan did not directly comment on the French decision on Thursday, but he attacked without naming an "country which has no coast in the eastern Mediterranean" , summoning it to "not believing himself to be taller than he is ”.

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