Turkish President Erdogan Set to Banish 10 Western Ambassadors

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, October 20, 2021. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he had ordered the foreign ministry to declare 10 ambassadors from Western countries ‘persona non grata’ for calling for the release of philanthropist Osman Kavala.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Additional reporting by Nora Buli in Oslo, Stine Jacobsen in Copenhagen and Foo Yun Chee in Brussels Writing by Daren Butler Editing by Peter Graff, Kevin Liffey and Frances Kerry