Adar Press

A statement by a deputy in the ruling Justice and Development Party, angered the Turks, after he likened Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to God., according to the publication of "Al-hurra".

 “When we talk about the president, he looks like God in majesty and grandeur,” MP Zulfo Tolga Agar of Erdogan's AK Party said in a rally.

Agar had said his controversial statement during a speech with a number of youths of the Justice and Development Party, where Agar recounted a position he shared with the Turkish president.

Zulfo Agar is the son of former interior minister Mohamed Agar, who took office for a few months in 1996, was jailed for wrongdoing and released in 2012.

Twitterers on twitter demanded the dismissal of MP Zolfo Tolga Agar, for likening Erdogan to God.

Translation: Adar Press.

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