A video of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan refusing to drink water offered to him by his bodyguard has been discussed on social media platforms.
It can be seen in the video that in the public gathering, President Erdogan refused to drink water from his bodyguard and returned it, but took a glass from the hand of his son Bilal Erdogan and drank it.
It is not understood why the President of Turkey refused to drink water first? While the local media say that this matter "It was related to security measures.
Murat Yetkin: Erdoğan kurumasının geğedi suyu içmedi; suikast korkusu mu?
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According to local media reports, the incident occurred while Erdogan was participating in a political event in Hatay province to prepare for the second round of the presidential election.
In the short duration video, it can be seen that when President Erdogan was offered water by the guard, he refused to hold the glass, upon which the guards gave the glass of water to the president’s son to serve.
Son Bilal offered water to the President, Tayyab Erdogan looked back and consoled his son and then drank the water.