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The President of Turkey promised a six-year-old girl a funeral with honors if she perishes for her homeland


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, speaking at a party conference in the city of Kahramanmarash, noticed in the crowd a six-year-old pupil of the cadet school, Amine Tiras. A girl in military camouflage and a burgundy beret with tears in her eyes saluted the head of state, and Erdogan invited her to the stage.

Listen, look, look, what’s there? Girl, what are you doing there? We have burgundy berets here, but claret berets never cry! She has a Turkish flag in her pocket. If she accepts martyrdom, by the will of God she will be wrapped up in him. You’re ready for anything, are not you?

Recep Tayyip Erdogan
President of Turkey

On the question of whether she is ready to do everything for the country, Tiras answered in the affirmative. Erdogan kissed her on both cheeks, but the girl did not stop crying.

Red berets in Turkey are worn by members of the Special Operations Forces. At a rally in Kahramanmarash, Erdogan called on supporters to support their soldiers in Syria. The head of state sent troops to the border area between the two countries to fight the Kurdish militia

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