Turkish PM calls for U.N. Security Council to convene on Egypt

ANKARA Thu Aug 15, 2013 3:20am EDT

Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi flee from tear gas and rubber bullets fired by riot police during clashes, on a bridge leading to Rabba el Adwia Square where they are camping, in Cairo August 14, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi flee from tear gas and rubber bullets fired by riot police during clashes, on a bridge leading to Rabba el Adwia Square where they are camping, in Cairo August 14, 2013.

Credit: Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan called on Thursday for the U.N. Security Council to convene quickly and act after what he described as a massacre in Egypt.

"Those who remain silent in the face of this massacre are as guilty as those who carried it out. The U.N. Security Council must convene quickly," Erdogan told a news conference in Ankara.

(Reporting by Jonathon Burch and Gulsen Solaker; Writing by Nick Tattersall; editing by Mike Collett-White)

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khaledshaker wrote:
Mr. Erdogan
First look to your internal situation in Turky, if you have stable situation in your country now it does not mean it will be like this forever, and do not forget that when there was no Turky at all Egypt and Egyaption army was defend Islam. DONT FORGET THIS.

Aug 15, 2013 5:38am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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