What should be noted here is his, Erdogan’s denial of foreign bank accounts, not the fact that he, and his government being described as a bunch of neo-Ottoman funda-Muslims who will never get Turkey into the EU. KGS
H/T: The Vlad Meister (pbuh)
NOTE: More background info from Hürriyet Daily News
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an. DAILY NEWS photo, Selahattin SÖNMEZ
In a harshly worded response to diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an said Wednesday that he would file legal action again U.S. envoys he accused of making false claims against him.
Speaking during a municipal ceremony in Ankara, Erdo?an called on the U.S. administration to take action to discipline the diplomats who “slandered” him in the leaked State Department documents.
“This is the United States’ problem, not ours… Those who have slandered us will be crushed under these claims, will be finished and will disappear,” the prime minister said in his first comprehensive comments about the WikiLeaks release.
“My friends are working [to take action] against these diplomats in terms of national and international law. We will continue this process there. Thereafter, they [the diplomats] have to think [about the consequences],” Erdo?an said. “We have discussed these issues with the U.S. administration. They have extended their apologies, but it’s not enough. They have to take all necessary measures against these diplomats.”
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