TURKISH PRESS REVIEW on AUGUST 23

Turkish dailies covered on Friday the reactions against the United Nations which could not assume an attitude over the chemical attack in Syria, Turkish PM Erdogan's tears on TV over the letter written by Muslim Brotherhood politician Mohammad al-Beltagi to his slain young daughter Asma, and the defeat of Turkey's Besiktas by Norway's Tromso and Turkish Trabzonspor's defeat of Albania's FC Kukesi.

TURKISH PRESS REVIEW on AUGUST 23

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Turkish dailies covered on Friday the reactions against the United Nations (UN) which could not assume an attitude over the Syrian chemical attack, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's tears on TV over the letter written by Muslim Brotherhood politician Mohammad al-Beltagi to his slain young daughter Asma, and the defeat of Turkey's Besiktas by Norway's Tromso and Turkish Trabzonspor's defeat of Albania's FC Kukesi.

Many Turkish dailies covered the reactions against the United Nations which could not assume an attitude over the chemical attack in Syria which killed over 1,000 people and left many others wounded near the capital Damascus. "UN still watching the massacre" titled Daily RADIKAL by saying that there was no investigation on the claims of the use of chemical weapons in Syria. Daily MILLIYET headlined "UN serves no purpose" and cited Husetin Celik, Spokesman of Turkey's Justice and Development (AK) Party, as stating "We must ask what purpose the UN serves." "Scandal of UN" titled Daily VATAN, adding that the UN could not even arrive at the decision to investigate the massacre in Syria.

Erdogan's tears over "Asma"

Turkish dailies covered Turkish PM Erdogan's tears on TV over the letter Muslim Brotherhood politician Mohammad al-Beltagi wrote to his slain young daughter Asma. Daily STAR quoted Erdogan as saying "I saw my daughter in Asma," and published that PM Erdogan broke into tears while listening to the letter written by al-Beltagi for his killed daughter Asma. Daily ZAMAN titled "PM Erdogan cried on-air" by saying that Erdogan burst into tears while listening to al-Beltagi's letter to his deceased daughter.

Match results of Besiktas and Trabzonspor 

Some dailies covered the match results of Turkey's Besiktas and Trabzonspor, which took on Tromso of Norway and Albania's FC Kukesi respectively in the first leg of the play-off tour of the UEFA Europa League.

Daily SABAH titled "Storm rises, Eagle freezes" and published that Tromso of Norway defeated Besiktas of Turkey 2-1 while Trabzonspor defeated FK Kukesi 2-0. "Them Again" headlined Daily HURRIYET, saying that Norwegian Tromso defeated Besiktas 2-1 on Thursday in the first leg of the play-off tour of the UEFA Europa League.

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