Seagull flies over Bosphorus against the backdrop of the Ottoman-era New mosque in Istanbul

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A seagull flies over Bosphorus against the backdrop of the Ottoman-era New mosque in Istanbul January 2, 2015. REUTERS/Murad Sezer (TURKEY – Tags: ANIMALS CITYSCAPE)

Turkish soldiers stand guard near their armoured vehicles in an a square pictured in the city of Diyarbakir, southeast Turkey on October 8, 2014 (AFP Photo/Ilyas Akengin)

A Turkish police officer stands guard along a street leading to where a female suicide bomber was killed on January 6, 2015, when she blew herself up in an attack on the police station in the main tourist district of Istanbul (AFP Photo/Bulent Kilic)

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan walks down the stairs in between soldiers, wearing traditional army uniforms from the Ottoman Empire, as he arrives for a welcoming ceremony for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (not pictured) at the Presidential Palace in Ankara January 12, 2015. REUTERS/Adem Altan/Pool (TURKEY – Tags: POLITICS)

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan walks down the stairs in between soldiers, wearing traditional army uniforms from the Ottoman Empire, as he arrives for a welcoming ceremony for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (not pictured) at the Presidential Palace in Ankara January 12, 2015. REUTERS//Pool (TURKEY – Tags: POLITICS)

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan walks down the stairs in between soldiers as he arrives for a welcoming ceremony for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the Presidential Palace in Ankara

Turkey's President Erdogan walks down the stairs in between soldiers wearing traditional army uniforms during  Ottoman Empire Presidential Palace in Ankara