Deliver an ‘Ottoman Slap’ in ‘Failing Europe’, Erdogan Tells E.U.’s Muslims

People wave Turkish flags, in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in the Bosnian capital to address supporters living in Europe, ahead of snap elections in his country. Turkey will vote on June 24, more than a year earlier than scheduled, in parliamentary …Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan condemned Europe’s treatment of Turks yesterday as he used a fiery speech to urge the continent’s Muslims to stand up and fight for their rights in “failing democracies.”
His call at a massed rally in Sarajevo, Bosnia was met by ringing cries of “Allahu akbar ” and “Sultan Erdogan” from thousands of expatriate Turks, the Times reports.
“The European countries that claim to be the cradles of democracy have failed,” he told 15,000 cheering members of the Turkish diaspora, many of whom had travelled from Germany, Austria and the Netherlands… more

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