Turkey’s ambassador to France attacked with paint in Paris


PARIS: Turkey’s Ambassador to Paris Hakki Akil was exposed to a paint attack as he was delivering a speech at a conference in Paris.

A man approached Akil as he was delivering a speech during a conference on secularism in Turkey and France at Paris Descartes University’s Faculty of Law and threw paint at him.

The protester was immediately subdued by his guards. Akil left the conference after the attack while security forces stepped up security measures at the conference.