Turkey’s Erdogan slams ‘handful of WW2 victors’ ruling the globe during whirlwind tour of Africa — RT World News

The world order is unjust and dominated by a “handful of countries” that won the Second World War, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told the parliament of Angola, kicking off a four-day diplomatic blitz in Africa.

Erdogan landed in Luanda on Monday for a meeting with the president of Angola, Joao Lourenco, and a speech to the south African country’s parliament, in which he denounced the “West-centered orientalist approach”complain about the continent “injustices”In the present global order.

“The fate of humanity should not be left to the mercy of a handful of countries that won World War Two,” Erdogan told Angolan lawmakers. 

“Today we speak the motto ‘the world is bigger than five’ and this way we fight against inequality in the world,”He was referring to UN Security Council’s permanent members.

Turkey welcomes African people “without any discrimination,”Erdogan stated that unlike Western countries, Turkey is not like them. “Turkey has no stain of colonialism in its history.”Ottoman Empire was a ruler of Northern Africa and the Middle East, until it was replaced by the Turkish Republic in 1923.

“While the world and almost every aspect of our lives are changing, and diplomacy, trade, and international relations are going through radical transformations, we cannot think that the global security architecture will remain the same,”According to Turkish broadcaster TRT, Erdogan spoke in his speech.

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In 1945, after defeating Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, allies established the United Nations. Although the General Assembly is made up of all UN members and five permanent members who have the power of veto are China, France Russia and Russia, as well as ten rotating members that serve two-year terms. 

Volkan Bozkir (a Turkish diplomat) is the UN General Assembly’s President for the last year. He has advocated for an a “more democratic”A better Security Council “reflect 21st-century realities,”However, the idea hasn’t gained much support within the company.

Erdogan plans to travel to Nigeria and Togo following Angola. The stated purpose of his tour is to expand Ankara’s business opportunities in Africa. Erdogan promoted Turkish construction as well as military hardware after meeting Lourenco. He noted in particular Angola’s interest in Turkish drones and armored cars.

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