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Turkish leader backs boycott of French goods over cartoon row

WorldNews Monday, 26 October 2020
Turkish leader backs boycott of French goods over cartoon rowBy Christian Lowe and Tuvan Gumrukcu PARIS/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish leader Tayyip Erdogan asked his compatriots to stop buying French goods on Monday in the latest expression of anger in the Muslim world over images being displayed in France of the Prophet Mohammad, which some Muslims consider blasphemous. In Bangladesh on Monday, protesters unfurled placards with a caricature of French President Emmanuel Macron and the words: "Macron is the enemy of peace", while Pakistan summoned France's ambassador in Islamabad to issue a protest. Erdogan, who has a history of fraught relations with Macron,...
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Erdogan lends his support to growing calls for a boycott of French goods, widening a rift between Ankara and Paris.

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