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Erdogan extends Eid greetings to Muslim leaders

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also discuss bilateral ties, regional issues with leaders of Pakistan, Iraq, Tunisia

Burak Bir   | 01.08.2020
Erdogan extends Eid greetings to Muslim leaders

ANKARA

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday spoke over the phone with leaders of several Muslim countries on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, one of the two most important Muslim holidays.

According to a statement by Turkey's Directorate of Communications, Erdogan extended Eid greetings to Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Kazakhstan’s founding President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Tajikistan’s Emomali Rahmon on the second day of the Eid al-Adha.

Later, the directorate said the Turkish leader also extended Eid greetings to his Pakistani counterpart Arif Alvi, Pakistani premier Imran Khan, Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kazimi and Tunisia's parliament speaker Rached Ghannouchi.

They also discussed bilateral relations and regional issues, it added.

Most of the Muslim-majority countries around the world, including Turkey, are observing the four-day holiday that started on Friday.

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