Turkey's Erdogan fights urge to sleep during news conference
October 11, 2017 | 12:17 PM
by Times TV

President Erdogan was caught falling asleep during a joint news conference with Ukrainian President Poroshenko in Kiev.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan fell asleep several times during a joint news conference with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Kiev on Monday (October 9) evening.

As Poroshenko was delivering his speech, Erdogan - who was sitting next to the Ukrainian president - yawned, struggled to keep his eyes open and fell asleep briefly several times.

Turkish-Ukrainian talks lasted for more than three hours before the two leaders came out to make statements

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