Erdogan opens $100mn Turkish cultural center in Maryland, blasts US elections’ Islamophobic rhetoric 

At the opening of the Turkish government-funded Diyanet Muslim center in Maryland, President Recep Erdogan lashed out at US presidential candidates for encouraging xenophobic and Islamophobic rhetoric against “primary elements” of American society. Speaking to a mainly Muslim crowd at the inauguration of the Turkish-funded Diyanet Center of America, in Maryland, just outside of Washington DC, Erdogan took the opportunity to criticize the American political elite and American society, saying that “there are still people walking around calling Muslims terrorists.”

Source: Erdogan opens $100mn Turkish cultural center in Maryland, blasts US elections’ Islamophobic rhetoric — RT USA

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