Erdogan Supporters in Violent Clash with Protesters in Washington
20 May, 2017, 00:11
A videoshows the Turkish president standing near his vehicle as the fighting ensued, before turning his back and walking into the embassy.
This was all happening while President Trump was hosting a visit with Erdogan in the White House. Police officers can be seen attempting to hold some of the aggressors back, dragging them to the other side of the street.
Nine people were hurt during the fight and two were arrested as a result - one for aggravated assault and the other for assault on a police officer, Fox Newsreported.
Earlier this week the State Department released a statement saying it was "concerned by the violent incidents" and confirmed Turkish security guards were involved. "The Metropolitan Police Department will continue investigating the incident and will work with federal partners to ensure justice is served", said D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser.
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"Violence is never an appropriate response to free speech, and we support the rights of people everywhere to free expression and peaceful protest", State Department spokesman Heather Nauert said.
Witnesses described what happened at the scene. "People have the right in our country to peacefully demonstrate and they were peacefully demonstrating".
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A group of Republican lawmakers called the incident an "affront to the United States" and called for Turkey to apologize.
Roughly two dozen protesters had gathered outside of the embassy in a peaceful protest of the Turkish leader's policies on a range of issues such as his government's stance toward the Kurds and Armenians to his perceived assault on the country's democratic institutions.
Erdogan said he told the United States that Turkey could not be part of the operation to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from Islamic State because of the participation of the YPG. "We call upon the Turkish government to apologize immediately for the involvement of any officials", said the statement. Erdogan also visited Turkish Ambassador Serdar Kılıç's home on Tuesday.
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