TDN World Desk: Turkey President Recep Tyaap Erdogan Tuesday called on citizens to use the Turkish lira instead of the U.S. dollar in transactions.

Speaking to the parliamentarian of his country he said, “Let us not use dollars. Let’s turn to Turkish lira.”

“Let us show our nationalism,” he urged.

Turkey President also expressed his inclination to make Turkey independent in aviation industry.

The Turkish president noted that Turkey would plan to produce its national combat airplane in 5-6 years.