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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the Turks to prepare for the threats against Turkey and to start the manufacture of weapons locally.
This came in a public speech delivered by Erdogan on Saturday in the state of Sparta (center) on the occasion of the opening of several projects in the state.
The Turkish president stressed the need to build a strong economy, possess technology, increase production and create more jobs.
"The terrorist organizations that are trying to destabilize the Turkish people will pay for it," he said, referring to the Turkish security forces' crackdown on PKK "outposts" in northern Iraq. Finished 2