Turkish PM Erdogan calls for calm after days of protests

June 3, 2013 11:49

ISTANBUL - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan called for calm on Monday, after a weekend of fierce anti-government protests, and urged people not to be provoked by demonstrations he said had been organized by "extremist elements".

"Be calm, relax, all this will be overcome," Erdogan told a news conference at Istanbul airport before his planned departure on an official visit to Morocco.

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