23:01 GMT +3 hours31 May 2016
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during his meeting with mukhtars at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, March 16, 2016

Turkey’s Erdogan Mentions Possible Brussels Bombing Just Days Before Attack

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Less than a week before the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned of possible bombings in European cities, including Brussels.

"There is no reason why the bomb that exploded in Ankara could not explode in Brussels, or in any other European city," Erdogan declared during a ceremony commemorating the 101st anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli in the coastal town of Canakkale on March 18.

It should be noted that Erdogan’s statement followed the deadly terrorist act of March 13, when a car bomb exploded at a bus stop near Ankara’s central Kizilay Square, leaving 37 dead and over 120 injured. The Turkish head of state blamed Kurdish radicals for the attack and berated European leaders for their refusal to recognize certain Kurdish organizations as terrorist groups.

"The snakes you are sleeping with can bite you at any time," Erdogan added.

On Tuesday, March 22, the city of Brussels – capital of Belgium and administrative center for both NATO and the EU – was hit by a series of explosions, including two blasts in Brussels Airport in Zaventem, Belgium that left 13 people dead and over 35 injured. An additional 15 people were killed in Tuesday's explosion at the Maalbeek metro station in central Brussels, local media reported.

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  • Ron
    "The snakes you are sleeping with.."
    haha isnt that ironic coming from Erdogan
  • kasivasantha
    May be he would have revealed little earlier and full details (as he is the foster father for these terrorist along with the exceptional nation) , if Merkle had paid him some advance
  • rajivalgoo
    The supreme leader must know. Somehow the transfer of the billions has to be be expedited. Frau Merkel is not without blame.
  • cezum
    What a shock that this has happened! NOT! What did they THINK would happen after letting hundreds of thousands of un-vetted refugees from the same countries that the U.S. has bombed the hell out of into Europe? Gee, I dunno?
  • dvdgrg09
    It is just a matter of where Erdogan decides to bomb.
  • belgradetower
    he didn't have to mention - he is part of it!
  • belgradetower
    he didn't have to mention - he is part of it!
  • NWO has been Trumped !!
    Daesh is in debt to erdogans turks, and even infiltrated by turkish takfiris acting as double agents. Its the only way he could have known, its not just a coincidence.
  • Jet fuel can't melt steel beams
    Well I guess those terrorists backed by the eu/nato come from turkey isn't erdo!
  • whiteswan
    This is probably the next pressure being applied to European Community and their membership countries. Refugees and terrorism are powerful tools in the hands of power hungry man. Somehow I remember that Saudi-Arabia threatend Great Britain with terrorist attacks if that large military deal a few years ago wasn't approved.
    And it is just a bit too much of coincidence that Erdogan warns one weak ahead of time. I assume that his secret service was fully informed about the attack plans. Only my 50 Cents.
  • Mikhas
    When the EUrof*gs on US ziocon order, signed the deal with the Turkish devil, they knew what to expect in the same sense that Merkel could foresee the consequences of her open door to all Muslims, policy. She could, but she did it anyway because Washington owns her and that was what she was supposed to do. A free sovereign Europe free to make their own choices would obviously not in a lifetime do such a thing, it´s suicidal.

    They knew that he´s been smuggling arms to jihadist cells in Europe. A traffic that will go on unabated but one that they have futile hopes to stem. They know about it all. If Turkey/Saudi Barbaria decides to finally overrun and crash EU with jihadists and rapefugees and destroy it all, there´s absolutely nothing they could do and the US wont do it for them.
  • demooij
    Sleeping with enemies, or political correct, it is the same thing. Money wise, connected with the smell of it. On this planet the word democratic rules correct people. Erdogan fit in this. Thy, one time, did go to retire and write books. For the next correct generations. In the mean time, thy, with family, living the life of kings, now and ever. Not seeing the change president O talked about. This will result in opening of eyes, for the blinded correct people. It started today in Brussels.
  • maxxus
    Inside knowledge.
  • tonyreganart
    The influence of Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab is reaching its end. He died in 1792 and the Ancien Régime of absolute royal power in modern states effectively ended in 1793 when Louis XVI was beheaded. A string of Russian victories in the Russo-Turkish wars during the 18th and early 19th centuries made this irrevocable. Go back to a military faction of Emperor Nero burning Rome in 64AD, generally considered a false flag operation which was blamed on the Christians initiating the first persecution. Today quite a few people consider Bush the younger was in the place of Nero in the US Empire. The towers blew up and it has been exclusively blamed on Moslems, especially the Saudi jihadists who were involved. In 70AD Jerusalem was destroyed with an enormous number of casualities. A million Russians live in Israel today and many are not actually Jewish. Israel is likely to fade and cease to be a Jewish state without a major cataclysm. In Saudi Arabia half the population are effectively considered enemies of the king, if it were to fall into an anarchy worse than Libya (irrespective of the few nuclear weapons it has purchased from Pakistan) several trillion of US treasury bonds would be written off…But the main actors are the financier oligarchic ruling class and their political servants that are really most akin to the Ancien Régime.
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