Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday released a message marking the Christian holiday of Easter.
“I congratulate our Christian citizens on Easter,” Erdogan said in his message.
“Our country, where everyone can freely live their own belief, culture and tradition, and our nation, which is tightly knit with the feelings of brotherhood and solidarity, continues to set a unique example for the whole world,” Erdogan added.
“As members of a deep-rooted civilization that has been enriched by the tremendous contributions of each member of our nation from past to present, we will continue to walk confidently towards the future in peace and tranquility,” he said.
Erdogan also wished well-being to Turkiye’s Christians and all Christians, “with whom we share the joy they feel on the occasion of Easter.”