Prior to the critical March 26 summit in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan toured cities in the northern region of Pontus, giving eight speeches during the weekend in different cities.
In Samsun’da, the Turkish President’s speech was very harsh as he said that if Turkey needed to survive, it could kill people. “We will certainly build the big (strong) Turkey, and if necessary, we will give our lives, if necessary, we will take lives,” Erdogan said.
In another speech, Erdogan argued that he would go to Varna with evidence of the Kurds’ actions as “terrorists”.
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