03:02 GMT15 April 2021
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    The Turkish people should respect their laws and institutions and support the democratic government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, presumptive US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said in a statement.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – "We should all urge calm and respect for laws, institutions, and basic human rights and freedoms – and support for the democratically elected civilian government," Clinton said on Friday.

    All parties should work to avoid further violence and bloodshed, and the safety of American citizens and diplomatic missions must be ensured, she advised.

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