Turkey’s Roma singer praises ‘itsy-bitsy chirpy’ PM for reform promises
Turkish Prime Minister Davutoğlu (C) and Roma singer Kibariye (R)Well-known Turkish Roma singer Kibariye has praised the Turkish prime minister for being an “itsy-bitsy chirpy prime minister, just like me,” after a meeting with Ahmet Davutoğlu over the rights and demands of Roma people in Turkey.
“Our prime minister is itsy-bitsy chirpy, just like me. He is very sweet, I liked him so much. They were all very good hosts,” Kibariye told reporters after meeting with Davutoğlu in Ankara on April 19.
She also said she was proud to be at the meeting of Davutoğlu with representatives of the Roma community in Turkey.
“The prime minister made very nice remarks about us [Roma people]. These remarks were so beautiful that I could not have my breakfast but cried all the time during the meeting,” she said, referring to the difficulties she faced in her career because of her identity.
“There will be good developments,” she said, referring to Davutoğlu’s promises while also adding that she believed a prime minister would keep his words, as she herself always keeps her promises.