For some reason, there’s only been buzz about this more recently, at least on the “channels” I’m looking at.
How has this not come up before?
MEMRI reports that on October 25, in a speech at the Çamlica Mosque in Istanbul, President Erdoğan said: “The Lord commands us to be violent against the unbelievers. Who is that ‘we’? Muhammad’s ummah. But he commands us to be merciful among ourselves. We will be merciful among ourselves, and we will be violent against the unbelievers, as happened in Syria.”
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