World leaders extend condolences to Erdoğan’s mother
World leaders extended condolences to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan over the death of his mother, Tenzile Erdoğan.
Erdoğan lost his 88-year-old mother on Friday, Tenzile Erdoğan, at an İstanbul hospital where she was hospitalized last week.
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou called Erdoğan to express his sorrow to the prime minister, Prime Ministry sources said according to state-run Anatolia news agency.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Iraqi deputy president Tariq Hashemi, leader of Iraqi Kurdish region Massoud Barzani and Yemen Ambassador to Turkey Abdulkavi al-Aryani also called Erdoğan to extend condolences.