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Commenting article: Turkey Tells US Ambassador to 'Mind His Business'

Turkey bluntly told the US ambassador on Thursday to stop meddling in its domestic affairs after he fired off a strident attack on the country's justice system.

"Ambassadors should mind their own business. They should stay away from assessments that mean interference in Turkey's judiciary and domestic affairs," Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag was quoted as saying by the Anatolia news agency.

In an interview with local media on Tuesday, US ambassador Francis Ricciardone criticized "the flaws" in the justice system, highlighting "lengthy pre-trial detentions, lack of clarity in presenting charges, lack of transparency".

georgimore - 8 Feb 2013 // 01:37:53

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