Consular reaction from AKP – Breaking news – Sözcü
AKP Spokesperson Ömer Çelik and AKP Istanbul Deputy Hasan Turan reacted to the closure of the consulates for alleged terrorist attacks.
AKP Deputy Chairman and Party Spokesperson Ömer Çelik stated on his social media account that some embassies and consulates in Turkey were making statements to raise concerns about the country’s security conditions and said, “These are irresponsible statements. This irresponsibility is unacceptable.” used the phrase.
“WE REJECT THE EXPLANATIONS”
“Turkey is a safe country. Our security forces and intelligence units are at work. Countries that can be described as unsafe today; These are places where anti-immigrant and anti-Islamic political movements challenge democracies and where our holy book, the Qur’an, is attacked. Missions that should aim to improve relations between our countries need to make more careful and responsible statements. We reject the statements aimed at wearing down Turkey.”
“POISONING THE POLITICAL CLIMATE IN TURKEY”
AKP Istanbul Deputy Hasan Turan said, “The day we announced that we are targeting 60 million tourists and a tourism income of close to 50 billion dollars, saying ‘There is a great terrorist threat in Istanbul’ means suspending the activities of the consulates; Being uncomfortable with the point Turkey has reached, putting forth an effort to prevent it means poisoning the political climate in Turkey.” made its assessment.