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Jailed HDP co-chair Demirtaş slams Erdoğan over 'terrorist' claims

Selahattin Demirtaş, the jailed co-leader of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), has penned a letter to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan after the latter accused him of being a "terrorist." 

In the letter publicized by his lawyers on June 10, Demirtaş stated that with his comments, Erdoğan had "proven his influence" over the case the HDP is being tried in.

Trump: “Ivanka’s life would be ‘so much easier’ if she weren’t my daughter”

Donald Trump said it would be “so much easier” for his daughter Ivanka if he wasn’t her father at the G-20 summit.

“I’m very proud of my daughter, Ivanka,” Trump said in a speech aired on CNN, announcing the launch of a new World Bank fund to support female entrepreneurs called the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative.

President Erdoğan to embark on Gulf tour in bid to ease row between Arab neighbors

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said he is planning to embark on a tour of the Arab Gulf in a bid to ease dialogue between Qatar and Saudi Arabia-led states, after the former rejected implementation of the 13-article conditions imposed by its neighbors amid rising tension.

President Erdoğan calls Turkey's jailed opposition co-chair Demirtaş a 'terrorist'

Speaking at a meeting in Hamburg at the end of the G-20 summit on July 8, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called Selahattin Demirtaş, the jailed co-chair of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), a "terrorist."

"We don't have the authority to release terrorists from jail," Erdoğan said in a press conference, upon a reporter's question regarding "Demirtaş and Kurdish lawmakers."

Turkey will not remain unresponsive to support given to terror organizations: Erdoğan

Turkey will not remain unresponsive to support to given to terror organizations in the region, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said. "We will definitely not remain silent and unresponsive to support and arms provided to terror organizations next to our borders and the formation of terror islets in the region," Erdoğan told a press conference at the G-20 summit in Hamburg on July 8.

President Erdoğan, Trump hold surprise meeting at G-20

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and U.S. President Donald Trump held an unscheduled meeting on July 8 as a part of the G-20 summit in Hamburg. The two leaders held a nearly half hour meeting before the closing session of the G20 summit, Turkish officials have said without giving more details.  

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