Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has sent a telegram to South African authorities over Nelson Mandela's death.

Erdoğan pays tribute to Mandela
Posted 06.12.2013 16:07:22 UTC
Updated 06.12.2013 16:07:22 UTC

Erdoğan who send a message to the Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said " I am very sad for Mandela's death. Things that Mandela did laid a great mark not only to the people living in South Africa but on the whole world. The honorable struggle for his people will always be remembered in respect for centuries.

Erdoğan who underlined that Mandela was one of the symbolic figures of equality and democracy in the world said that Mandela was a legendary leader who set an example to African people".