Garo Paylan, the Armenian MP from the opposition and pro-Kurdish Peoples Democratic Party (HDP) of Turkey, is on a visit to Uruguay where he met with the country’s ex-President, José Alberto “Pepe” Mujica Cordano.
“We met with Pepe Mujica, the preceding President of Uruguay,” Paylan wrote on Twitter. “Neither during his Presidency nor now has he given up sitting in his modest house.
“I said [to him], ‘We [Turkey] have a President sitting in a Palace with a thousand rooms.’
“I was embarrassed...”