Turkish Village Excited About Britain PM Boris Johnson

 Source: Voice of America

When Boris Johnson became Britain’s prime minister, the Turkish village of Kalfat held a celebration in his honor.

Johnson has studied members of his family over many generations. He learned that his great-great-grandfather was born in Kalfat in 1813.

People gathered in the center of the village last Tuesday to celebrate Johnson’s victory as Conservative Party leader, noted the town’s administrator. Johnson took office as British prime minister on Wednesday.

“We were honored that someone who has Ottoman genes, who comes from these lands, has become the prime minister,” said Adem Karaagac, a former administrator.

Kalfat is home to about 1,300 people, many of them farmers. The village lies about 100 kilometers north of Ankara, Turkey’s capital.

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