Istanbul, Turkey – Not accepted by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and US State Secretary Mike Pompeo fled Turkey.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who came to our country within the scope of his Europe and Middle East tour but was not officially addressed by any official, left our country.

Pompeo Protested

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who came to Istanbul, left our country with protests. Welcomed with an official visit in European and Middle Eastern countries, Pompeo was not addressed by any official authority in our country. Pompeo made a provocative visit to the Patriarchate and had a meeting with Patriarch Bartholomew. During the visit, Turkey Youth Union (TGB) members of a group, staged a protest near the patriarchate. The group, carrying banners saying “USA, the murderer of millions of Muslims” and “The dream of the crusade will be the nightmare of the USA”, shouted slogans against the USA.

Turkey ahead of a visit to the French newspaper Le Figaro that answers the questions of Pompeo, was found in brash statement. Referring to the military Pompeo Turkey, “Turkey’s growing military capabilities are a source of concern,” he said.