Erdogan calls himself a follower of Turkish secular path, but the Turkish opposition claims about its intent to build a fundamental Islamic state. Recently in Turkey, there was an attempt of a military coup, during which the Turkish military attempted to seize power in the country, but Erdogan was able to suppress the rebellion. We invite you to learn about 10 most interesting facts about the current President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to nv.ua.

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1. Erdogan founded the political party of Justice and Development. After the victory of the party in the elections in 2003, Erdogan became a prime minister. He has had this position for 11 years old.