Erdogan attends groundbreaking ceremony for Turkish-American Culture and Civilization Center in Maryland
As part of his official visit to the US, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the Turkish-American Culture and Civilization Center in Maryland on Wednesday. Speaking at the ceremony, Erdogan said that the multifunctional center would be an honor of the Turkish nation. "This monument will be a symbol of our understanding of culture and civilization," Erdogan said. Erdogan also thanked everyone who has launched the project for the center and purchased the land and developed the project. Erdogan noted that the center would be a good way to show how wrong Islamophobia is by giving messages of Islam's brotherhood and tolerance, adding that the Turkish American Culture and Civilization Center would be an expression of coexistence based on love and tolerance.