01242712 © AP Photo / J. Scott ApplewhiteU.S. Senator John McCain. Archive photo from MSNBC.
“I would kick the Turkish Ambassador out,” is McCain’s statement on the programs page, Morning Joe Twitter, on the air which was made by the Senator.
.@SenJohnMcCain on Turkish bodyguards involved in bloody brawl DC: “I’d throw the Turkish ambassador out” #morningjoe
— Morning Joe (@Morning_Joe) on 18 may 2017.
The clashes occurred on Tuesday in downtown Washington near the residence of the Turkish Ambassador. The protests were timed to the visit of President of Turkey Tayyip Erdogan in the United States. According to firefighting and rescue service that nine of the injured were taken to hospital, one in serious condition and another in critical. On Wednesday, state Department spokesman Heather Nauert said that the United States is concerned about the clashes of supporters and opponents of the Turkish President in Washington. According to her, the United States shall respect the right of activists to protest peacefully.
The Chairman of the Committee on foreign Affairs, house of representatives, U.S. Congress ed Royce urged to prosecute members of the security service of Erdogan, who, according to him, was in a fight with the protesters near the residence of the Turkish Ambassador in Washington.