Turkey’s president, Erdogan, has criticised the projection of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad onto buildings following the beheading of a teacher in France and targeted Macron. Erdogan said of Macron that he needs “mental health treatment”.
French president Emmanuel Macron, recalled Herve Magro, his ambassador in Ankara to Paris to consult. In relation to Erdogan’s comment, Macron said it was “unacceptable”.
A statement was made at the Elysee Palace that “Erdogan’s comments are unacceptable. Outrage and rudeness are not a method. We want Erdogan to change his policy, which is dangerous in all aspects. We will not get involved in unnecessary polemics and we cannot accept these insults”