BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:30 P.M.) – A fist fight broke out between rival politicians at the Turkish National Assembly on Wednesday after a Minister of Parliament lashed out at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the ongoing war in Syria.

Video footage of the fist fight was captured and released to the public by several channels after the closed parliamentary session.

According to journalist Ali Ornek, what triggered the fight were comments from People’s Republican MP Engin Özkoç, who said: “Are you looking for Satan? You are the Satan cutting deals with the U.S. (for Idlib) You sent our soldiers to die for this.”

Turkey’s incursion in Syria has been met with disapproval by opposition parties, who have repeatedly protested Erdogan’s interference in Syria and called for peace talks with Damascus.

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Karen Rae Bartlett
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Karen Rae Bartlett
2020-03-04 18:52

Good for you, Mr. MP. sir. I knew not all of the Turkish people support Erdogan’s illegal attacks.

Assad must stay
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Assad must stay
2020-03-04 19:12

Champagne for everybody 🙂
What a gooooooood news 😉
Thanks to this courageous man : true is not good to say.
Allo Trump ???

Tsar
Tsar
2020-03-04 21:14

Colour me surprised, not all Turks have taken leave of their senses yet.

Nestor Arapa
Nestor Arapa
2020-03-05 03:09

Alguien me podría decir ¿Cómo va la simpatía del pueblo Turco con respecto a Erdogan?
Muy poco se sabe al respecto en américa del sur, los medios siempre están a favor del imperio y no de Siria.

English page
English page
2020-03-05 05:32
Reply to  Nestor Arapa

What an arrogant, chauvinist. Trying to force everybody to use his language on this English page.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-03-04 21:53

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Turks… still haven’t been visited by the Monolith…
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miltiades
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miltiades
2020-03-05 00:29
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et après? will they dance the waltz?

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-03-04 21:52

KemalAtaturk
KemalAtaturk
2020-03-05 03:50

It took a 100 years for Turkey to become modern Muslim nation. It took Erdogan less than 10 years to destroy all achievements and prosperity. Turkey is now on the brink of collapsing and becoming ISIS caliphate.