Five days after the attack on two mosques in new Zealand, the first victims are buried. It is a father and his son, born a few months ago as refugees from Syria to Christchurch. On Friday the whole country will remember with two minutes of silence out of the total of 50 deaths. Meanwhile, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with the election campaign, Statements made to the attack for annoyance.
Erdogan had condemned in a campaign appearance before the Turkish local elections at the end of March the attack as an attack on Islam and Turkey. At the same time, he warned that Australians with anti-Muslim sentiments could suffer the same fate as the soldiers who had fought in the First world war against the Ottoman Empire. Erdogan also asked for the death penalty for the perpetrator: “If new Zealand pulls him to justice, we will do this – on the other way.”
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At another campaign event, Erdogan said that the death of contactors according to the new Zealand law could not sit for more than 15 years: “How cheap a human life,” he criticized. He had previously criticized several times the “Islamophobia” in the West.
Australia has ordered because of the comments of the Turkish Ambassador. The conservative Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, accused Erdogan to have in the First world war fallen Australian and new Zealand soldiers are “highly” offended. He also refused an apology to accept. New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern announced that new Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Winston travels Peters in Turkey. Wool rooms “misunderstandings out of the way”. She said in a press conference in the new Zealand city of Christchurch.
Winston Peters, who is also new Zealand’s Minister of foreign Affairs, will make in Turkey, “in a direct way,” it clear that the Muslim community in new Zealand “have the support of all new Zealanders,” said Ardern. What had happened, had been present in new Zealand never.
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