Erdogan wants to broaden “terrorist” definition; British academic detained

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that a terrorist is "not only the person who pulls the trigger, but those who made that possible."

“Their titles as an MP, an academic, an author, a journalist do not change the fact that they are actually terrorists,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on March 14


Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said that the definition of a terrorist must be broaden to include everyone who “made it possible” for the terrorists to “pull the trigger.”

Erdogan said during a dinner on the occasion of doctor’s day on March 14 that “it’s not only the person who pulls the trigger, but those who made that possible who should also be defined as terrorists.” The President added that “their titles as an MP, an academic, an author, a journalist do not change the fact tha...


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