Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Castigates New York Times

Turk President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Castigates New York Times | PakistanTribe.com

Turk President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Castigates New York Times | PakistanTribe.comISTANBUL – Turk president castigated New York Times for publishing an editorial in which paper criticized his policies regarding media.

Last day, Turk president Taayip Erdogan severly criticised American newspaper New York Times and cautioned them to stay in their limits.

He said that newspaper interfered in the internal affairs of Turkey by publishing such an editorial.

During his address on television, he said that as a newspaper New York Times need to stay in its limits.

He said that actually New York Times instructed United States’ (U.S) government about decision making.

He said that New York Times is crossing the limits in the name of freedom of expression.

It is important to mention here that, last day, New York Times published an editorial in which it criticized the crackdown of Turk government against media.

In the editorial it was demanded that United States and other NATO forces should pressurize Turkey for leaving this devastating act.

In recent months, legal actions are taken by Turk government for regulating the role of media.

In those acts, journalists are charged, considering them libel of president.

Elections which are going to be held in June, has increased the political tension in Turkey.

Ruling party of Turkey, Development and Justice Party (AKP) wants to sustain its upper hand in such scenario.


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