Turkey has told the UN that it wishes from now on to be called “Türkiye” in all languages. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government are on a campaign to rebrand the country’s internationally recognized name from ‘Turkey’ — to ‘Türkiye’, as it is spelled and pronounced in Turkish. For some time now, Ankara has been concerned with the English translation of the country’s name — but why?
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