Doctors had to revive Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a prayer in a mosque in the suburbs of Istanbul after he suddenly lost consciousness.

As the Turkish media, Erdogan came to the mosque of Mimar Sinan, where he decided to take part in the prayer service on the occasion of the end of Ramadan and Eid al-Adha, according to “Russian conversation”.

Erdogan was bad already in the mosque during prayers. For some time the head of state even lost consciousness.

The Turkish leader quickly had the necessary first aid and quickly brought to their senses, after which he was able to continue the prayer.

In communicating with reporters, Erdogan said that the reason he lost consciousness was a sharp imbalance of blood sugar .