ERDOGAN TAKES PICTURE OF TURKISH-ARMENIAN PHOTOGRAPHER ARA GULER

Hurriyet Daily News
March 2 2012
Turkey

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan took a picture of
world-renown Turkish-Armenian photographer Ara Guler during the Culure
and Arts Grand Awards in Istanbul today.

Erdogan took a camera from a photographer and snapped a shot of Guler
as a show of respect.

The Culture and Arts Grand Awards were presented to four photographers
in a ceremony, where Erdogan made the opening speech. The prime
minister then presented Guler with his award and to everyone's
surprise took a camera from a nearby photographer and took a picture
of the Guler.

Erdogan then presented the awards of the other three photographers.

The recipients then sat together and Erdogan took the camera again
and snapped a group photo.




From: A. Papazian