Turkish melee in Washington left injuries, shock

Lucy Usoyan, 34, of Arlington, Virginia, said the protesters chanted "Long Live USA" at one point and then shouted "baby killers" when Erdogan arrived at the residence after meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. Video shows people pushing past police to confront a small group of protesters across the street in Sheridan Circle.

The protest group included Armenian and Kurdish activists opposed to Erdogan.

Turkey's official Anadolu news agency accused the protesters of being "supporters of terror". He said Erdogan must be held accountable.

According to CNN, both the State Department and US law enforcement have confirmed that Turkish security officials were involved in the brutality against the protesters.

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urging him to " bar any Turkish official who committed, encouraged, facilitated or otherwise participated in the assaults from reentering the United States if they have already left the country and to expel any that remain in the country.

The Daily Caller consulted a professional sound editor, Salih Ferad, who used noise-reduction and volume enhancement techniques to determine that Erdogan gave the order to his personal bodyguard while sitting in the back seat of a Mercedes Benz outside the ambassador's residence. She passed out and spent the night in a hospital, where she was told she had a brain injury that could take up to six weeks to recover from, she said. Headaches. A popped blood vessel in the eye. He held me and threatened to kill me. "I also write to request information on whether the Turkish officials connected to the assaults are entitled to diplomatic immunity, and, if any is, what level of immunity".

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The Voice of America's Turkish news service released footage that shows the Turkish president observing the melee from a vehicle. Another person wrenches a woman's neck and throws her to the ground.

Warning: video of the attack against protesters is graphic. "This is not acceptable".

While Trump can't be blamed directly, he can, as the leader of the United States, do what he can to mitigate them. "We have every right to protest anyone". As the protesters and security officials clashed, Erdogan is seen stepping out of his auto and watching the fighting for a few moments before turning and walking calmly into the residence.

Erdogan walks slowly up the stairs of the home, stopping briefly to see his bodyguards a few feet away still attacking the protesters.

Two members of the Turkish president's security staff were questioned and later released. -Turkish tensions that are being compounded by a growing spat over US war strategy against the Islamic State group in Syria.

"We are concerned by the violent incidents involving protestors and Turkish security personnel Tuesday evening", the State Department said in a statement. "This is the United States of America". "This kind of thing can not go unresponded to diplomatically", the senator said in an interview with MSNBC. "However that will never stop our spirit and struggle for freedom for our people here and in Kurdistan".

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