President Erdogan Consoles 17-Year-Old Turkish Student Attacked in Ghent: Calls for Peace and Dialogue Amidst Tensions

Turkish President Erdogan Reaches Out to Ghent Student Assaulted by Kurdish Demonstrators in Brussels: “We Are Keeping an Eye on Your Situation”

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reached out to a 17-year-old student of Turkish origin who was attacked by pro-Kurdish demonstrators during a school outing in Ghent. The president called to check on the teenager’s condition and wished him a quick recovery. The student, who was visiting the European Parliament in Brussels with his school, was attacked during a lunch break in town due to his Turkish identity.

President Erdogan condemned the attackers as “immoral and despicable villains” and assured that authorities and the Turkish Embassy are following the situation closely. The teenager’s father reported that his son is still in shock and has suffered injuries to his eyes and ears. He expressed gratitude for the president’s call and hopes for his son’s quick recovery.

The incident in Brussels followed clashes in Heusden-Zolder and highlighted the need for maintaining peace and dialogue between the different communities. Erdogan’s call to the victim shows a commitment to addressing such incidents and promoting harmony among diverse groups in the country. The attack comes amidst heightened tensions between the Turkish and Kurdish communities in Belgium, with recent clashes and riots between supporters of the PKK, designated as a terrorist organization by the EU,

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reached out to a 17-year-old student of Turkish origin who was attacked by pro-Kurdish demonstrators during a school outing in Ghent. The president called to check on the teenager’s condition and wished him a quick recovery. The student, who was visiting the European Parliament in Brussels with his school, was…

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