Turkey's Erdogan warns patience with protests will run out




 
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June 10th, 2013  
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Topic: Turkey's Erdogan warns patience with protests will run out


By Ralph Boulton and Parisa Hafezi ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan warned protesters who have taken to the streets across Turkey demanding his resignation that his patience has its limits and compared the unrest with an army attempt six years ago to curb his power. Riot police used teargas and water cannon to disperse anti-government protesters from a square in the capital, Ankara, just a few kilometers from where Erdogan spoke. He held six rallies on Sunday, a measure of tensions after a week of the biggest demonstrations and worst rioting of his decade in power. ...




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