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Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the members of an educational foundation in Istanbul (May 30, 2016)Image copyrightAP
Image captionMr Erdogan was speaking at an educational foundation in Istanbul

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Muslims to reject contraception and have more children.
In a speech broadcast live on TV, he said "no Muslim family" should consider birth control or family planning.
"We will multiply our descendants," said Mr Erdogan, who became president in August 2014 after serving as prime minister for 12 years.
His AK Party has its roots in Islamism and many of its supporters are conservative Muslims.
In Monday's speech in Istanbul, the Turkish leader placed the onus on women, particularly on "well-educated future mothers", to not use birth control and to ensure the continued growth of Turkey's population.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan (with microphone) speaks during his daughter Sumeyye Erdogan's wedding ceremony to Selcuk Bayraktar (14 May 2016)Image copyrightAFP PHOTO / TURKISH PRESIDENTIAL PRESS OFFICE
Image captionThe Turkish president and his wife (in blue) attended their daughter's wedding earlier this month

Mr Erdogan himself is a father of four. He has previously spoken out against contraception, describing it as "treason" when speaking at a wedding ceremony in 2014.