Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the 42nd Mukhtars Meeting at the Presidential Complex in Ankara on December 20, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
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Addressing 15,000 supporters at the Olympic stadium in Sarajevo, President Erdogan touched upon the issue of discrimination of Turks in Europe. He went on to say that expatriates serving in European governments had sought to undermine Turkey, and encouraged his supporters to become educated and work their way into power in those governments.

“The European countries that claim to be the cradles of democracy have failed, European Turks must show their strength to the whole world. You need to be in those parliaments instead of the ones who betray our country. Are you ready to demonstrate to the whole world the strength of European Turks? Are you ready to give the terrorist organizations and their local and foreign henchmen an Ottoman slap?” Erdogan said.

Erdogan arrived to Sarajevo to canvass support from Turks living in Europe for his ruling AK Party ahead of next month’s election in Turkey.

He also lambasted European nations that had not let him hold rallies on their soil, and said that the Turkish state news agency, TRT, would expand its coverage in Europe to counteract the alleged propaganda against Muslims. Erdogan also promised that expatriates who had obtained citizenship in other countries would still have their right to vote in Turkey.

Many of his supporters were bussed in from Germany, Austria and the Netherlands to Sarajevo so that they could meet the president, and some of them told The Times that they saw Erdogan as “a world leader” despite the fact that he’s been “shut out from everywhere in Europe.”

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Outside the stadium where Erdogan gave his speech, street vendors sold flags and T-shirts and scarves with Erdogan’s image on them and shouted “World leader scarves!”

Hours before Erdogan left for Sarajevo, the Turkish intelligence services received information about an assassination plot against the president. Reacting to the reports that quickly spread on media, Erdogan told a press conference in Bosnia and Herzegovina, “Such threats and operations cannot deter us. We have taken our path and will continue on it. Is it right, on my part, when thousands of people have come here to meet and communicate with the president, that they would not be able to do this? No, this will not work.”

Turkey’s relationship with the European Union deteriorated after a deep crisis erupted largely over the Turkish government’s crackdown following the failed coup attempt on July 15, 2016. In April 2017, a constitutional referendum that strengthened President Erdogan’s powers also contributed to increasing tensions between Ankara and Brussles.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan became Turkish president in 2014 after having served 11 years as the country’s prime minister. The next presidential election in Turkey is set for June with Erdogan running for a second term.

Source: Sputnik

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He wants his mobster Turds to take over Europe. If the Turkoids are treated “badly” (by badly he means Europeans are not throwing themselves to the ground and kissing their feet probably) in Europe then they can f**k right off back to Turkland with their glorious leader so they can kiss his a*s more easily and more frequently.

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To take over the EU the Turks would have to start to get an education. You cannot lead by making children and getting social handouts.

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Turks I know don’t seem to complain about the sales of their kebabs for €3.50 each…

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He probably should’ve considered this before aligning Turkey with ISIS.

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That was the last straw and calling EU leaders Fascists.

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Especially as obviously being himself a REAL fascists, actually, an islamofascist…
He surely thought it was a compliment.
Saying the Nazi regime was an effective form of government too…
Maybe in his shitlamist sick mindset, due to how Nazis genocided Jews, has he seen this as doing a compliment to Angela Merkel?

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If the EU Turks feel mistreated they can go back to Turkey to Erdogan. There they can have a sharia dictator without work. Young Turks are the least qualified ethnic group in Germany. Only 51% mostly women have vocational training. Almost none go to university. Turks trained little and are treated too well. The get help e.g. welfare, paid from taxes of the ethnic Germans. So Erdogan is talking about Turk migrants not born yet to get into lead positions. Research says that those from educated families will be educated and study. 90% of students and leaders are from these… Read more »

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I absolutely agree : if our way of living hurts the sentiments of expats, migrants, etc., if they’re pi$$ed because we have no problems with p0rn, that LGBTs can walk hand in hand and kiss in the street without being stoned and that we criticise or mock everything we want, including fairy tales like religions, it’s easy : we’re confiscating nobody’s passport and we’re already too numerous for the size of the EU, so, there are more than enough dictatorships, sharia-ran countries an areas with a way of life they might feel better with, we have no problem if they… Read more »

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So he want Turks livin in the EU to become intelligence operatives entering governments to undermine these countries… I don’t think that Turks expat work in EU governments as… You have to be a national to get a state-servant job, as in any country, exactly for the good reason to not have foreign agents undermining the country’s institution, what Erdogan calls them to do! With how the freedom of the press or freedom of expression are nail-beaked in Turkey, Erdolf is poorly placed to lecture any country about democracy while he made the former Turkish democracy becoming nothing else than… Read more »