Press Releases: United States Concerned by Violence Outside Turkish Diplomatic Facilities

By Newsroom America Feeds at 17 May 14:28

Press Statement

Heather Nauert
Department Spokesperson

Washington, DC

May 17, 2017


We are concerned by the violent incidents involving protestors and Turkish security personnel Tuesday evening. Violence is never an appropriate response to free speech, and we support the rights of people everywhere to free expression and peaceful protest.

We are communicating our concern to the Turkish government in the strongest possible terms.

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http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2017/05/270923.htm

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