Turkish president says peaceful protest part of democracy

By REUTERS
June 3, 2013 13:09

ISTANBUL - Turkish President Abdullah Gul said on Monday peaceful demonstrations were part of democracy, following days of fierce anti-government protests.

In comments to reporters, Gul called on people to remain calm and said the "necessary messages" from the protests had been noted. He said illegal groups should not be allowed to get involved.


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