PM Erdoğan flashed the ‘rabaa’ sign at a rally, hours after Egypt expulsed the Turkish envoy
The Egyptian government has asked Turkey’s ambassador to leave in protest for its support of the Muslim Brotherhood, the party of the deposed president Mohamed Morsi.
The Turkish PM gave his first message to Egypt by flashing the ‘rabaa’ sign at a rally
Egypt expelled Turkey’s ambassador on Saturday and Ankara downgraded relations in tit-for-tat moves, further fraying ties that soured after the July ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. The latest row between the two US allies came after Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday renewed his criticism of the “coup” that ousted Morsi and Egypt’s continuing crackdown on his
Cairo expelled the Turkish ambassador because of provocative criticisms, and Turkey said it planned ?reciprocal steps.?
Nearly three years of civil war in Syria have created what is being described as the most challenging refugee crisis in a generation ? bigger than the one unleashed by the Rwandan genocide.