Erdogan Reaches out to Ghent Student Attacked by Kurdish Demonstrators in Brussels: “We Are Keeping an Eye on Your Situation”

Turkish President Erdogan Reaches Out to Assaulted Student: Urges Peace and Tolerance in Belgium

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reached out to a 17-year-old student of Turkish descent who was attacked by pro-Kurdish demonstrators during a school trip. The president expressed concern for the student’s well-being and wished him a speedy recovery.

The attackers targeted the two boys after learning they were Turkish, resulting in injuries to the 17-year-old student. President Erdogan personally called the victim to check on his health and condemned the violent attack, calling the perpetrators “immoral and despicable villains.” He assured the boy and his family that Turkish authorities and the embassy were closely monitoring the situation.

The victim’s father shared that his son is still in shock from the incident and has sustained injuries to his eyes and ears. He appreciated the president’s phone call and expressed hope for his son’s swift recovery. The attack heightened tensions between the Turkish and Kurdish communities in Belgium, following recent clashes between PKK supporters and individuals of Turkish descent.

In response to the incident, violence erupted in Heusden-Zolder and Brussels as tensions escalated between the two groups. The brawl required police intervention to restore order, highlighting how far apart these communities are from finding common ground. President Erdogan’s call to the victim and denouncement of the attack underscored the need for peace and tolerance among diverse communities in Belgium.

The incident in Brussels resulted in a brawl that required police intervention to restore order. This highlights how far apart these communities are from finding common ground, with tensions escalating between them following recent clashes between PKK supporters and individuals of Turkish descent.

President Erdogan’s call to the victim and denouncement of the attack underscored the need for peace and tolerance among diverse communities in Belgium. His personal touch showed empathy towards those affected by this tragic event, sending a message that Turkey stands with its people wherever they may be.

The 17-year-old student was visiting European Parliament with his school when he was attacked by pro-Kurdish demonstrators during lunch break in city center where there was an ongoing demonstration taking place. As a result, he sustained injuries to his eyes and ears.

President Erdogan took immediate action by reaching out to victim’s father via phone call where he expressed concern for his wellbeing, condemned violent attack as immoral, despicable villains, promised support from Turkish authorities

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