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Hungary: Protesters decry Turkish incursion into Syria as Erdogan visits Budapest

Hungary, Budapest
November 07, 2019 at 20:43 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of people protested against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his military operation in northern Syria as he met with Hungarian President Janos Ader and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest on Thursday.

Protesters could be seen marching in the city carrying flags and signs in support for the Kurds as well as against Erdogan.

Kurdish Demonstrator Kaya Elif said that "who stands beside Rojava, that person stands beside democracy. Who stands beside Rojava, that person stands beside human rights. Who stands beside Rojava, that person stands beside the rights of women."

The Turkish president is on a one-day official visit to Hungary attending the 4th meeting of the Turkey-Hungary High Level Strategic Cooperation Council. Erdogan is co-chairing the Turkey-Hungary High Level Strategic Cooperation Council meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

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Hundreds of people protested against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his military operation in northern Syria as he met with Hungarian President Janos Ader and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest on Thursday.

Protesters could be seen marching in the city carrying flags and signs in support for the Kurds as well as against Erdogan.

Kurdish Demonstrator Kaya Elif said that "who stands beside Rojava, that person stands beside democracy. Who stands beside Rojava, that person stands beside human rights. Who stands beside Rojava, that person stands beside the rights of women."

The Turkish president is on a one-day official visit to Hungary attending the 4th meeting of the Turkey-Hungary High Level Strategic Cooperation Council. Erdogan is co-chairing the Turkey-Hungary High Level Strategic Cooperation Council meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

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