Watching the 71st Esentepe Oil Wrestling in the Gerede district of Bolu, Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said, “God is a witness, we are witnesses, today the chief wrestler of the right side is Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.”
The 71st Esentepe Oil Wrestling, traditionally held in the Gerede district of Bolu, was held. Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu , Bolu Governor Erkan Kılıç, AK Party deputies, protocol members and citizens participated in the wrestling.
Speaking at the opening of the wrestling, Minister of Interior Süleyman Soylu said, “Wishing this beautiful day to be beneficial to everyone, the country and Gerede, there is a wrestling here, but there is a wrestling in the world. Wrestling in the world is the wrestling of truth and falsehood. God is a witness, and we are too. We are witnesses. Today, the chief wrestler of the right side is Recep Tayyip Erdogan. May Allah not embarrass us for our nation, our past, our martyrs and veterans who sacrificed for our country’s freedom, honor, Ezan-ı Muhammediye, and our star and crescent flag to bring us together with us. “May Allah not embarrass us,” he said.
After the speeches, Süleyman Soylu, who drew lots for the chief wrestlers, left Gerede after the auction.