Turkish PM cheered in show of strength as protests go on




 
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Turkish PM cheered in show of strength as protests go on
 
June 7th, 2013  
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Turkish PM cheered in show of strength as protests go on
By Humeyra Pamuk and Ayla Jean Yackley ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan told thousands of cheering supporters on Friday his authority came from the ballot box and urged them not to be drawn into violence, in a show of ruling party strength after a week of fierce anti-government protests. Addressing crowds at Istanbul airport from an open-top bus after returning from a trip to North Africa, Erdogan called on his ruling party faithful to show restraint and distance themselves from "dirty games" and "lawless protests". ...




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