Abdullah Gul talking about the Muslim Brotherhood and Hosni Mubarak
Friday, 22 April 2016
In the third part of the series, former Turkish President Abdullah Gul reveals about his talks with Egyptian officials when President Hosni Mubarak stepped down after the popular protests asking for his departure. Gul believes that the “Brotherhood” could have been able of embracing everyone and doing a better job. He also spoke about the Turkish-Armenian relations and the reasons that have prevented the ratification of the protocol signed between the two countries in Switzerland, despite the openness of Turkish president to his Armenian counterpart Serge Sarkisian and his unprecedented visit to the capital, Yerevan, marking the first Turkish president to visit Armenia.
Political Memoirs is a weekly program that hosts prominent former politicians from across the Arab world, creating a platform for sharing history from different points of view. Each show focuses on a single event, illustrating how guests’ memories can diverge from the objective ‘truth’ of the recorded history.