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Al Jazeera 27 Oct 2020

Turkish president calls for sweeping boycott of French goods

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for a boycott of French goods following French President Emmanuel Macron's call to fight "Islamic separatism" in France.
Macron comments come after a teacher was beheaded earlier this month for showing cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad.
Several Muslim countries have joined the boycott against French products.

Al Jazeera's Mohamed Vall reports from Doha, Qatar.


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday called on Turks to boycott French goods as relations between the NATO allies deteriorated over Paris's tough stance against radical Islam, while senior EU officials excoriated Erdogan's remarks.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday called on Turks to boycott French goods as relations between the NATO allies deteriorated over Paris's tough stance against radical Islam, while senior EU officials excoriated Erdogan's remarks.
France urged Arab countries to stop calls for boycotts of French products while President Emmanual Macron vowed the country would never give in to Islamic radicals.
While President Erdoğan urged people in Turkey to avoid buying them and Qatar took them off the shelves, no country has yet put an official boycott policy in place on French products

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