"Our guy" Erdogan. His own version of the Patriot Act.
In a speech to local politicians in Ankara, he criticised critics raising concern over Turkey’s record on “democracy, freedom and rule of law” as discussions over a landmark deal on the refugee crisis continue.
“For us, these phrases have absolutely no value any longer,” he said in the televised address, according to a translation by DPA.Independent
“Those who stand on our side in the fight against terrorism are our friend. Those on the opposite side, are our enemy.”
President Erdogan says freedom and democracy have 'no value' in Turkey amid arrests and military crackdown