Shouldn’t it have been Turkish reporter? It makes it look like an adjective that the guy is a turkey. Or, maybe like the entertainment beat, he reports on turkeys.
The author of the interview was DENITSA TSEKOVA.
Here is who I think she is.
She is likely from Bulgaria. Saw indications she was connected with an EU news source.
Abdullah Bozkurt writes very good English, or has a very good English translator. I don’t know his background, before becoming well known. There are a lot of English Speakers in Turkey, especially within the Military.