Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara June 3, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Umit Bektas
CAIRO – 11 March 2021: Leader of the Turkish opposition Al Khair party, Miral Achener blamed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for losing a partnership with Egypt due to his “his personal whims,” EXBulletin reported on Thursday
In her speech to her party’s parliamentary bloc on International Women's Day, Wednesday, she said that Turkish people had paid the price for Erdogan’s decisions to lose Egypt
After being isolated due to his foreign policy, Turkey started courting Cairo. Spokesman of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Ibrahim Kalin told Bloomberg that his country is ready to normalize ties with Egypt and some Gulf States.
Turkish-Egyptian ties have strained since 2013 when Erdogan criticized the Jaune 30 Revolution that thwarted the ruling of the banned Muslim Brotherhood group. Also, Turkey’s relations with some Gulf countries due to its support to terrorists and interference into other neighboring countries’ affairs like Libya and Syria.