Turkey wants a different label: from

Status: 05/31/2022 5:14 PM

Turkey no longer wants to be called “Turkey” in diplomacy – it wants “Turkey”. The government has now invited various international organizations to do so. The reason is the ambiguity of the English word “turkey”.

Turkey wants to be called “Turkey” internationally in the future instead of “Turkey”. The government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the United Nations and other international organizations to do so Official Anadolu News Agency officially. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu sent a message to this effect.

The word “Turkey” in English “Turkey”

The background is the ambiguity of the word “turkey” in the English language. Because in addition to Turkey, “turkey” can also mean “turkey” in English. State broadcaster TRT wrote: “Google Turkey and you’ll get a complex collection of pictures, articles and dictionary definitions that connect the country (…) to a large bird native to North America.”

Export is already running under a new title

Turkey had decided at the end of last year to use the label “Made in Turkey” to export products. Erdogan argued that this classification better reflects the culture, civilization, and values ​​of the Turkish nation.

Turkish Airlines, Turkish Airlines, had previously announced the slogan “Hello Turkey”. According to Anatolia, Turkey is launching a campaign on social media to establish new international titles.


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