Some Turks call foul over Obama-Erdogan bat photo




 
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Some Turks call foul over Obama-Erdogan bat photo
 
August 4th, 2012  
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Some Turks call foul over Obama-Erdogan bat photo
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A photograph of U.S. President Barack Obama holding a baseball bat while talking on the phone to Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan was intended to show their close relationship, a White House spokeswoman said, after the photo caused a stir in Turkey. The two leaders spoke on Monday to discuss the crisis in Syria, after which the photograph of Obama seated at his desk, talking on the phone while holding a bat autographed by black-American baseball great Hank Aaron, was released by the White House. ...




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