“One cannot achieve freedom in economic or political terms without achieving technological independence”

“One cannot achieve freedom in economic or political terms without achieving technological independence”

Speaking at an award ceremony in Kocaeli, President Erdoğan said: “One cannot achieve freedom in economic or political terms without achieving technological independence or building a national industry. Just as foreign dependency in defense causes grave problems, foreign dependency in technology and production poses similar risks as well.” 

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made a speech at an award ceremony in Kocaeli.

https://www.tccb.gov.tr/en/news/542/138942/-one-cannot-achieve-freedom-in-economic-or-political-terms-without-achieving-technological-independence-