Turkey's players observe a minute of silence for the victims of Paris and Ankara attacks at Basaksehir Fatih Terim stadium before their international friendly soccer match against Greece in Istanbul, Turkey November 17, 2015.
Turkey's players observe a minute of silence for the victims of Paris and Ankara attacks at Basaksehir Fatih Terim stadium before their international friendly soccer match against Greece in Istanbul, Turkey November 17, 2015.Reuters File

A widely shared video that has surfaced recently shows Turkish football fans booing and chanting 'Allahu Akbar' during a minute's silence observed as a mark of respect for Paris attack victims before the start of a friendly match with Greece.

The video that has gone viral, shows Turkish fans displaying disrespect to the victims of the Paris attacks.

While the friendly between Turkey and Greece was largely forgettable, according to The Daily Mail, the actions of the fans tarnished the game when they objected to the tribute being paid to the 130 people killed by Isis terrorists in Paris on 13 November.

In the video, the loud jeering of some of the Turkish fans can be heard clearly even as players from both sides stand silently, wearing black armbands in protest against the deadly attacks in Paris.

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and his Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras were also present at the Basaksehir Fatih Terim stadium in Istanbul.

Isis and Turkey

According to the CIA World Factbook, 99.8% of Turkey's population comprises Sunni Muslims.

The country has repeatedly been accused of being a safe haven for Isis supporters. However, in recent months, the Turkish government has started a clamp down on Isis.

There have also been reports in the past of Isis leaders sharing close links with the Turkish army.

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