Turkish deputy PM seeks to calm anti-government protests




 
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Turkish deputy PM seeks to calm anti-government protests
 
June 4th, 2013  
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Turkish deputy PM seeks to calm anti-government protests
By Alexandra Hudson and Humeyra Pamuk ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's deputy prime minister sought to mollify tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators on Tuesday by apologizing for a police crackdown on a peaceful protest that triggered five days of rioting across the country. The comments by Bulent Arinc, who took charge of government after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan left on a visit to North Africa on Monday, contrasted with Erdogan's defiant dismissal of the protesters as "looters". ...




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