Nine Injured In Violence Outside Turkish Ambassador's Residence

A still shot of footage of the violence that erupted outside the Turkish embassy last night

Washington police eventually sent reinforcements and restored order, but emergency services said nine people were taken to the hospital, one of them in critical condition.

The meeting took place with a White House still responding to what a senior US official said was Trump's disclosure of classified information about an ISIL terror threat involving laptop computers on aircraft.

Such groups will "have no safe quarter", Trump said in the White House's historic Roosevelt Room, where he also commended Turkey's "leadership in seeking an end to the horrific killing in Syria". Video shows people pushing past police to confront a small group of protesters across the street in Sheridan Circle.

"Violence is never an appropriate response to free speech, and we support the rights of people everywhere to free expression and peaceful protest", State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said. A man with a bullhorn is repeatedly kicked in the face. By contrast, The Guardian claimed that the violence broke out because Erdogan's security guards attacked the demonstrators, while BuzzFeed News somewhat cited a D.C. police officer who claims that 10 people were arrested. ISPAT President Arda Ermut said the president's clarification of the Turkish government's strategies for global investors was very significant.

Court paperwork spells his name Kheirabaoi, but he said that is incorrect. Online court records say he must return to court June 1 and Necmi on July 12.

Tensions between Washington and Istanbul are running high after the Trump administration announced plans to arm Kurdish Syrian militants fighting the Islamic State group despite intense opposition from Turkey, which considers the Kurds as terrorists. Ankara does not distinguish between the PKK and the PYD and its militia, the People's Protection Units (YPG), who are strong USA allies and considered the most effective force against the Islamic State in Syria.

The United States sees the YPG as distinct from the PKK and as a valuable partner in the fight against Islamic State. Such groups will "have no safe quarter", Trump said.

Turkey has protested the alliance for years because it views the Kurdish separatist PKK movement and its affiliates in Syria as terrorist organisations.

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