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12:00 AM, October 29, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, October 29, 2020

Turkey condemns French caricature featuring Erdogan

Top Turkish officials condemned a caricature scorning President Tayyip Erdogan in the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo yesterday, calling it a "disgusting effort" to "spread its cultural racism and hatred". 

Turkish anger at the caricature added fuel to a row between Turkey and France about cartoons of a topic considered offensive to Muslims, which flared after a teacher who had shown pupils the cartoons in a lesson on freedom of speech was beheaded in France this month.

 

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