Erdogan Greeted by Greece’s Muslim Minority as he Prays at Thrace Mosque (video)



Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is visiting Thrace on Friday; the second day of his official visit to Greece.

Accompanied by his wife Emine, and members of the Turkish government, Erdogan arrived in the town of Komotini, where a substantial portion of the population is Muslim.

He prayed at the mosque of Kir Mahalle in Komotini. More than 1,000 people gathered outside the mosque to greet him.

Greek officials will be watchful of what statements Erdogan might make regarding the Muslim minority, which has been one of several contentious issues dividing the two NATO allies and neighbors.

In the afternoon, Erdogan will will depart from Alexandroupolis airport for Turkey.


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