Government of Turkey
The U.S. Embassy in Ankara has said it maintains compliance with Article 41 of the Vienna Convention that stipulates that the diplomatic principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of the guest state amid President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's call for the expulsion of 10 ambassadors who issued a statement on the Osman Kavala case last week.
Marking the fourth anniversary of the İYİ (Good) Party, chairwoman Meral Akşener has vowed to come to power in the next elections and make Turkey a much more beautiful country.
"We are today at a crossroads because Turkey is waiting for a new call," Akşener told her electorates at a meeting for celebrating the fourth anniversary of her party in Istanbul.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has created a diplomatic scandal by ordering the foreign ministry in Ankara to declare 10 ambassadors persona non grata, including the United States, Germany and France. The reason is their call for the release of Turkish philanthropist Osman Kavala, Reuters reported, quoted by BTA.
Turkey must declare the ambassadors of 10 Western nations, including the United States, France and Germany, as persona non grata after they issued a joint statement for the release of jailed activist and businessman Osman Kavala, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, vowing no nation can interfere in Turkey's affairs.
The Turkish president said on Oct. 23 that he instructed the foreign minister to declare 10 ambassadors persona non grata over their statement on the ongoing case of businessman Osman Kavala.
The envoys who called for Kavala's release "should either understand Turkey or they should leave," Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told a ceremony in the central Eskişehir province.