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US issues warrants for 12 Erdogan aides over embassy brawl

AFP  |  Washington 

US authorities said today they have issued warrants for the arrest of 12 security aides to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused of assaulting protesters during a street brawl in

Police Chief Peter Newsham said the 12 were identified in detailed video footage of the May 16 attack on Kurdish and Armenian protesters outside the residence of Turkey's ambassador, following a meeting between Erdogan and President Donald Trump.

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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 23:22 IST