Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

With roots in Rize, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was born in Istanbul on February 26, 1954. He graduated from Kasımpaşa Piyale Primary School in 1965 and completed his high school education at Istanbul Imam Hatip School (Religious Vocational High School) in 1973. Having succeeded in the necessary examinations for additional courses, Mr. Erdoğan received a diploma from Eyüp High School as well. He received his graduation diploma from Marmara University’s Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences in 1981.



Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Agenda


“We Strongly Condemn and Denounce DAESH”

“We Strongly Condemn and Denounce DAESH”Speaking to reporters following Friday prayers in Istanbul, President Erdoğan, related to the terrorist attack in Spain, said: “We condemn this attack. Our attitude toward DAESH is clear. We strongly condemn and denounce DAESH, against which we have been putting up an unwavering fight both at home and abroad. The West, however, doesn’t take steps against DAESH as determinedly as Turkey does. I hope that they take more determined steps and we carry out this struggle together in solidarity.”


Council of Ministers Convenes at the Presidential Complex

Council of Ministers Convenes at the Presidential ComplexPresident Recep Tayyip Erdoğan chaired the meeting of the Council of Ministers at the Presidential Complex.


“We Will Continue to Work for Our Country and the World”

“We Will Continue to Work for Our Country and the World”Making a speech at a ceremony marking the 16th anniversary of the foundation of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party), President Erdoğan said: “The AK Party is making history in solidarity with the nation. The notions of ‘justice’ and ‘development’, which make up the name of our party, continue to illuminate our path just like a lighthouse which shows us the direction we should follow. There is no resting to us until the day when we will provide justice and development not only in Turkey, but also in the entire world.”

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