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Turkey’s Erdogan calls on Security Council to meet on Egypt; trial for Egypt’s leaders

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the West of ignoring bloodshed in Egypt and called on the United Nations Security Council to meet urgently to discuss the situation in the country where hundreds of people were reported killed.

In a televised statement before departing for a visit to Turkmenistan, Erdogan also said Egypt’s leaders should stand a “fair and transparent” trial for what he called a “massacre” that unfolded live on televisions as police smashed two protest camps of supporters of the deposed Islamist president.

Read the full article at The Montreal Gazette here.