Turkey warns US channel that calls Istanbul as Greek land
CBS News television of the USA, which portrays Istanbul as Greek territory, was warned by Turkey in its news about the Russia-Ukraine war.
Turkish President of Communication Fahrettin Altun sent a warning letter to the US's CBS News television, which made disinformation by showing Istanbul as Greek territory in a news report on the Russia-Ukraine war.
According to the statement made by the Presidency of Communications of the Presidency of Turkey, the Directorate of Communications is struggling with disinformation and misinformation against Turkey in the national and international arena.
Acting after CBS News portrayed Istanbul as Greek territory in a news report about the passage of Russian warships through the Straits, Director of Communications Fahrettin Altun wrote a warning letter and demanded that this mistake be corrected immediately and necessary explanations be made.
In his letter, Altun noted:
"It has been brought to my attention that CBS News television, in a news report about the passage of Russian warships through the Straits, shows Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey and which has been under the rule of the Turkish nation since 1453, as Greek territory. Greece's Eastern Mediterranean and Aegean Considering that it harms regional security with its maximalist demands in the Sea and weakens NATO's Eastern flank, we formally and openly protest this mistake of your channel, which we hope is not malicious. We are waiting for the necessary measures to be taken and an explanation about the incident that took place yesterday".