Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan suggested Emmanuel Macron, his French counterpart needed mental health treatment, the latest sign of a growing backlash in the Islamic world sparked by Macron’s claim that Islam is in crisis.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has challenged the United States on a sanctions threat over Ankara’s support to Baku in its clashes with Armenia.
“Some Americans call my brother [Azerbaijani President] Ilham Aliyev and tell him that ‘We know who supports you. It is Erdoğan and Turkey, but we can impose sanctions on Turkey if needed.’ You [Americans] do not know who you are playing with. Go ahead with your sanctions,” Erdoğan said.