Turkey’s president offered condolences to the family of George Floyd over his death.
Floyd, 46, was arrested Monday in Minneapolis, video footage shows that an officer kneeled on his neck and shortly after, Floyd appeared to lose consciousness, but the officer maintained his position on the victim. He died soon after being taken to a hospital.
Mentioning Prophet Muhammad's principle, Erdogan noted: “A white man has no superiority over a black [man], nor does a black [man] have any superiority over a white [man].
He added that Turkey will continue to fight to protect the rights of all humanity without any discrimination based on any differences.