Tehran's Mayor bestows honorary citizenship to Turkey's Erdogan
TEHRAN, Feb. 02 (ISNA)-Tehran's Mayor in a symbolic move, bestowed honorary
citizenship of Iran's capital to Turkey's Prime Minister to appreciate his
walkout on Davos meeting.
|Prime Minister Recep
Tayyip Erdogan and his wife greet supporters in Ankara in July 2007 (epa)
"Your courageous and wise move in response to nonsense of the occupying regime
of Quds' envoy in Davos meeting gladdened hearts of freedom-seekers and
freethinkers of the world," Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf wrote in a letter to Recep
The world's public opinion admits the righteousness of the measure and Turkish
nationals must take pride in such move while many claimants have kept silence
towards Israel's war crimes in Gaza, he added.
"As Tehran's Mayor, on behalf of citizens of this city, I take pride and while
appreciating the valuable act which came following Turkey's people move in
support of Palestinian citizens, I pronounce you as Tehran's honorary citizen."
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