Police in the United States was declared wanted by the guards Erdogan
Moscow. June 15. INTERFAX.RU — US Police on Thursday issued warrants for the arrest of nine guards of the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who participated in the clashes with demonstrators during a politician’s visit to Washington in mid-may, according to the Associated Press.
Also declared wanted by three officers of the Turkish police, four U.S. citizen of Turkish origin, two of whom were arrested in may, and two Canadians.
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Turkey in this regard has summoned the U.S. Ambassador in Ankara John bass. “The decision of the US authorities extradition arrest warrants to the Turkish guards was not independent or objective,” reads the statement of the Turkish foreign Ministry.
The US Ambassador said that the decision of the American authorities, is erroneous, biased and has no legal basis and that the scuffle at the residence of the Turkish Ambassador in Washington was the result of the inability of the security staff of the United States to take the necessary measures.
Turkish foreign Ministry noted that this incident would not have happened if the US authorities have taken appropriate measures they are taking during the same visits at a high level.
16 may, while Erdogan’s visit to USA, his opponents staged a demonstration outside the residence of the Turkish Ambassador in Washington. Between the protesters and the presidential guard began to quarrel and then fight, during which nine people injured. Erdogan himself said that the action was organized by members of the outlawed Turkey Kurdistan workers ‘ party and supporters of Fethullah Gulen, who is in Ankara known as the organizer of a failed coup attempt in 2016.