Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has decided to remove the ambassadors of 10 countries including America, France, and Germany. These diplomats have been declared ‘Persona non grata’.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that he has ordered 10 foreign ambassadors to be declared Persona non grata. These include ambassadors of 10 countries including America, France, and Germany. These ambassadors demanded the release of a philanthropist in a Turkish prison.
According to the information, ambassadors of ten countries including America, France, and Germany in Ankara issued a statement earlier this week appealing for the release of businessman and philanthropist Osman Kavala. Usman was jailed in 2017 without being convicted in a criminal case. Turkish President Erdogan called the ambassador’s statement audacious and said that he has declared the ambassadors as Persona non grata.
The ambassadors who have been expelled by Turkey include diplomats from the Netherlands, Canada, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, and New Zealand. He was summoned to the Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday. Let us tell you that declaring a diplomat as ‘persona non grata’ means that that diplomat has been banned by the host country from staying here.