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Erdogan Cancels Expelling 10 Western Ambassadors

AFP — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday dropped a threat to expel 10 Western envoys over a joint statement they made in support of a jailed civil society leader. The withdrawal came after the US and several other concerned countries issued similar statements saying they respected a UN …

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Turkey to Expel 10 Ambassadors of Western Countries

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday he had ordered the Foreign Ministry to declare 10 ambassadors from Western countries “persona non grata.” This was triggered by the call of the ten diplomats to release philanthropist and civil rights activist Osman Kavala. Kavala has been behind bars since late 2017, he …

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