WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials strongly criticized the Turkish government after video appeared to show its president's security forces pushing past police and violently breaking up a protest outside their diplomatic residence in Washington.
The State Department summoned Turkish Ambassador Serdar Kilic after bodyguards for Turkish President Recep Erdogan violently attacked protesters Tuesday.
Fighting erupted between protesters and the security detail of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan during his Washington visit this week. Video shows Erdogan emerging from his limo and watching the skirmish unfold.
A DC protest that turned violent earlier this week made headlines because armed members of the visiting Turkish president's security detail were seen pummeling protesters near the home of Turkey's ambassador. Nine people were hospit...
Video taken outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C., shows what looks like President Erdogan's security forces pushing past police and violently breaking up a protest.