The US court has indicted 15 security guards of the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as well as two Americans and two Canadians for a fight near the residence of the Turkish Ambassador in Washington. About this newspaper the Hürriyet Daily News.
According to the publication, they are accused of “conspiracy to commit crimes involving violence against the person by motives of personal hatred.” For it to them threatens till 15 years of prison.
Some charged other charges, the newspaper said. Currently, only two of the 19 accused are in custody.
16 may during Erdogan’s visit to Washington at the residence of the Turkish Ambassador to the US clashed. In the scuffle that involved opponents of the current Turkish authorities and the guards of the President. In the result, 11 people were injured.
Turkish diplomatic mission in the United States has accused of incident of demonstrators associated with the Kurdistan workers ‘ party, which Ankara considers prohibited.