Today: Wednesday, 17 April 2024 year

The Erdogan administration commented on the rumors about his state of health.

The Erdogan administration commented on the rumors about his state of health.

Rumors about the state of health of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan are pursuing political goals, he continues his activities in working order, a source in the Turkish leader’s administration said.


Erdogan, on the advice of doctors, missed a number of campaign events on Wednesday. On Tuesday, he was giving an interview to local TV channels live, and it was abruptly interrupted due to the fact that the president became ill. After a long pause, Erdogan returned to the air and said that he had caught the stomach flu. On Thursday, the head of state will take part in the ceremony of delivering nuclear fuel to the Akkuyu nuclear power plant via videoconference. The Turkish presidential administration’s Center for Combating Disinformation previously denied reports that Erdogan had suffered a heart attack.

“I tell you clearly and clearly: these rumors are pursuing political goals, these rumors come from the ill-wishers of our country. The President continues his activities in working order,” the source said.