Erdogan Congratulates Eid al-Adha, Says Turkey Stands With All Facing Oppression
Turkey’s President Erdogan congratulated Eid al-Adha, said that Turkey stands with all facing oppression and injustice no matter in which part of the world they live and regardless of their faith, origin, and culture.
“I wish Eid al-Adha may bring serenity to our hearts, well-being to our country and peace to our world. Eid Mubarak!,” Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
President asserted his hope to observe another Eid al-adha next year, and mentioned his prayers for these sacred days will lead to auspicious results for his nation, the Islamic world and the entire humanity.”
“Unfortunately, this year we observe Eid al-Adha with grief since hajj will be fulfilled in a limited manner due to the coronavirus pandemic.”
“InshaAllah, next year, millions of Muslims will once again take to the Holy Kaaba and sacred lands with love, enthusiasm, and joy.”
Regarding the continuing anti-terror operations in the region, the Turkish president said the country will see new victories in August.
“We are determined to complete our struggle… stretching from Iraq and Syria to Libya with victory for both ourselves and our allies, as well as our brothers and sisters in these countries,” he said.
“We will continue till the end our work we have begun in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean to protect our rights.”
The president said Turkey will not hesitate to exercise its sovereign rights “as in the example of Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque, which we re-opened for worship on a Friday in line with the foundation charter of Mehmet the Conqueror.”
“We will continue to stand with all facing oppression and injustice no matter in which part of the world they live and regardless of their faith, origin, and culture,” he asserted.