The moment a child steals limelight from Erdogan

The opening ceremony on Saturday (September 4) was for a highway tunnel in the Black Sea province of Rize.

Caught by surprise, Erdogan jokingly tapped the boy's head with his knuckles as the boy clutched the severed ribbon.

The President and other children restaged the ribbon cutting to officially open the tunnel.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting