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Turkey prohibits Georgia to celebrate its national holidays. Ankara might also forbid Georgia to celebrate Christian religious holidays, such as Easter and Christmas, since Islam does not admit them.

Summary of Disinformation

Turkey prohibits Georgia to celebrate its national holidays. Ankara might also forbid Georgia to celebrate Christian religious holidays, such as Easter and Christmas, since Islam does not admit them.

Disproof

No evidence given. On several occations we have noticed similar disinformation in EU member states, where it is claimed in pro-Kremlin media that Muslims will cause countries to cancel Christmas or not celebrate according to their own traditions.bit.ly/2qr6rPF

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Reported in: Issue 69
Date: 08.05.2017
Language: Georgian
Country: Turkey, Georgia
Keywords: Christmas, Christianity
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Geworld.ge
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