Date :Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 | Time : 18:39 |ID: 72082 | Print

Erdoğan in UNGR: Our world needs global leadership more than ever

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SHAFAQNA- Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of Turkey speaks at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. Turkish President in 73rd session of the UN General Assembly said, “Our world needs global leadership and joint responsibility more than ever.”

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan left the hall of the UN General Assembly when US President Donald Trump began to speak, The Star reported on Tuesday. In accordance with the schedule of speeches at the UNGA session, Erdogan was supposed to speak after the US president.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan did not leave the meeting room of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly during the speech of his American counterpart Donald Trump, his move was connected with the preparation for his speech, correspondent of the Turkish government newspaper Sabah Ragip Soilu, who is in New York, said.

Earlier, the media reported that Erdogan left the room of the UN General Assembly when Trump began to speak, Sputniknews reported.

Erdoğan talked about Turkey being one of the top global providers of humanitarian aid.

He also spoke about how Turkey is home to 2.6 million refugees.

“Our world needs global leadership and joint responsibility more than ever,” he said.

He calls on countries to commit to “more sincere” plans to help resolve conflicts across the US. And warned that safety inside a country’s borders is not possible without working to peace and stability for all.

Erdoğan demanded extradition of terrorists, specifically the man he claims is behind the attempted military coup on his government in 2016: Fethullah Gülen.

Gülen is in self-exile in Pennslyvania.

“I invite you to mobilize your efforts to fight Fethullah’s presence in your country,” Erdoğan said, The Guardian reported.

This year, the general political debate within the high-level week-long UN General Assembly session is held from September 25 to October 1. Leaders from 196 countries, including heads of states and governments, are taking part.

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