Circassia

Erdoğan marks exile of Circassians

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on May 21 commemorated the deportation of Circassians 156 years ago from their homeland. 

"In the 156th year of their exile from their homeland, I share the pain of our Circassian brothers and once again wish God's mercy on those who lost their lives," Erdoğan said on Twitter.