Erdoğan takes picture of Turkish-Armenian photographer Ara Güler
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (R) takes a picture of Ara Güler. AA photoTurkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan took a picture of world-renown Turkish-Armenian photographer Ara Güler during the Culure and Arts Grand Awards in Istanbul today.
Erdoğan took a camera from a photographer and snapped a shot of Güler as a show of respect.
The Culture and Arts Grand Awards were presented to four photographers in a ceremony, where Erdoğan made the opening speech. The prime minister then presented Güler with his award and to everyone's surprise took a camera from a nearby photographer and took a picture of the Güler.
Erdoğan then presented the awards of the other three photographers. The recipients then sat together and Erdoğan took the camera again and snapped a group photo.
Photographer Ara Güler speaks after receiving his
award. AA photo, Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN