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(Milliyet Newspaper, 27 October 2016)
No kangaroo burgers tonight kids.
A gala dinner party was arranged at the Calista Luxury Hotel
in Serik district of Antalya in connection with Zimbabwe's
national day, as part of the Expo 2016 festivities.
Zimbabwe's Minister of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation,
Joseph M. Made, and Sithembiso Nyoni, Minister of Small and
Mid-size Companies and Cooperatives, attended the event, which
was intended to promote Zimbabwe. For the meal, a special chef
from Italy was brought in to cook crocodile, kangaroo, single-hump
camel, python and zebra meat.
News of the exotic meat embargo reached Harare. Ministers
considering asylum requests in Turkey.
However, the exotic meat products were not permitted entry through
customs so the menu was changed to swordfish, steak and chicken.
Zimbabwean officials twice requested that Turkish customs permit
the meat to enter but in vain.
In any case, famous Zimbabwean singer Hope Masike entertained
the guests, playing the traditional musical istrument called 'Mbira'.
A dance by students from St. Peter' Tokoyo grammar school drew
appreciation from the guests, as well. The Turkcell Expo Tower
was lit with the colors of the Zimbabwean flag in connection with
Zimbabwean national day.