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Friday, 25 November 2011

Erdogan to be on the cover of Time magazine

Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan will appear on the cover of Time Magazine on November 28.
Erdogan is set to appear on the Europe, Asia, and Pacific regional editions of the world famous US magazine. The magazine cover for the Erdogan edition reads: “Erdogan’s Way” and shows the Prime Minister in a black and white photo with his arms crossed in front of him.
Erdogan becomes only the 9th Turk to ever appear on the cover of Time Magazine since the magazine was first initiated in 1923.
The report inside the magazine shows a detailed description of Erdogan’s recent visit to Cairo in Egypt and reads: “Cairo greeted Recep Tayyip Erdogan like a rock star, with thousands of his fans carrying posters of him, cheering and chanting slogans at the airport.”
The report went on: “Erdogan is the kind of leader which the people rising against tyrants would like to see in their countries. Turkey’s success shows Arab Islamists that they can modernise their countries without severing their religious roots. According to his admirers in the West, Erdogan’s Turkey shows political Islam does not need to be an enemy of modernity.”
Erdogan is a popular leader amongst the West. The Turkish Prime Minister has overseen the rapid growth and development in Turkey of late that has seen Turkey become one of the best growing nations in the world.

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