Turkish PM has Egypt meeting in Istanbul

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held an extraordinary meeting at his Istanbul office to assess the latest developments in the Egyptian crisis at 4 p.m. today. No official statement was delivered after the meeting, which lasted about three hours.

Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç; Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu; Culture and Tourism Minister Ömer Çelik; the deputy chairman and spokesperson of the ruling Justice and Ruling Party (AKP), Huseyin Çelik; and AKP lawmaker Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu participated in the meeting.

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