Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan


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Turkey Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during the opening session of the Ministry For European Union Affairs Conference on June 7, 2013, in Istanbul. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today his Islamic-rooted government was open to "democratic demands" and hit back at EU criticism of his government's handling of a week of deadly unrest. Amid international condemnation over rights abuses in the unrest, European Union Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule told Erdogan that excessive police force "has no place" in a democracy and urged a "swift and transparent" probe into the abuses, a longtime EU hopeful.  AFP PHOTO / STRINGER        (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)
Turkey Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during the opening session of the Ministry For European Union Affairs Conference on June 7, 2013, in Istanbul. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today his Islamic-rooted government was open to "democratic demands" and hit back at EU criticism of his government's handling of a week of deadly unrest. Amid international condemnation over rights abuses in the unrest, European Union Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule told Erdogan that excessive police force "has no place" in a democracy and urged a "swift and transparent" probe into the abuses, a longtime EU hopeful. AFP PHOTO / STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)
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