Ally of Turkey's Erdogan calls for release of two high-profile prisoners



Read full article By Birsen Altayli20 November 2020, 9:37 am·3-min read A woman holds pictures of jailed former leader of Turkey's main pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party Selahattin Demirtas as people gather to celebrate Newroz, which marks the arrival of spring and the new year, in Istanbul By Birsen Altayli ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A close ally of Turkey's president called on Thursday for a prominent Kurdish politician and a philanthropist, arrested in the wake of an attempted coup in 2016, to be freed from jail. The comments by former Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc come a week after President Tayyip Erodogan said the country was was entering a new period and promised...

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