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‘Islam means ‘peace’, it can’t come with ‘terror’: Erdogan slams Merkel for ‘Islamist terror’ phrase

Islam should never be conflated with crimes carried out by extremists, Turkey’s president has said taking issue with Angela Merkel’s use of the phrase “Islamist terrorism,” during a joint press conference with the German Chancellor in Ankara.
Merkel’s statement, although seemingly well intentioned, drew a sharp rebuke from President Recep Erdogan, the founder of the ruling Islamist AKP (Justice and Development) Party. READ MORE:


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