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Erdogan: protesters celebrating first anniversary of revolt would be arrested
ISTANBUL - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to arrest protesters who planned to congregate Saturiday in Istanbul's Taksim Square, to commemorate the first anniversary of the anti-government revolt that took place there in 2013.

 

"You cannot occupy Taksim as you did last year because you have to respect the law," said Erdogan during a speech in Istanbul in front of thousands of supporters. "If you go there, our security forces have been given clear instructions and will do whatever is necessary," he added. (AFP)