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Prosecutor: Ex-Turkish president indicted for 1980 coup

Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan salute the lawmakers and supporters of Erdogan’s Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday. The Palestinian leader received a standing ovation from the ranks of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) for his surprise entry into the room as the prime minister was making his weekly address to his fellow deputies.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on January 04, 2012, on page 9.




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