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NNN0LHI Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-22-03 06:51 AM
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PM Says Bombers Were Turks, Protesters Rap US
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Edited on Sat Nov-22-03 07:28 AM by NNN0LHI

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Four suicide bombers who killed more than 50 people in Istanbul over the past week were Turkish citizens, Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan says, as some in Turkey turned their anger on the United States.

Several thousand Turks gathered in Istanbul on Saturday and other cities to protest against the bombs and what some said was the underlying cause of the attacks -- the United States and NATO member Turkey's close links with the world's only superpower.

Speaking at the funeral of two police officers killed in attacks on Thursday, Erdogan said it was a matter of shame for Turkey that its own citizens were responsible.

Erdogan also reaffirmed Turkey's belief that the bombers had links with foreign groups.


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  -PM Says Bombers Were Turks, Protesters Rap US NNN0LHI  Nov-22-03 06:51 AM   #0 
  - I have to agree with the protesters.....  leftchick   Nov-22-03 08:02 AM   #1 
  - Blaming America for the acts of terror by others is excusing it  HairyPoppins   Nov-22-03 08:34 AM   #2 
     - I guess the Us bombing of Iraq that  lumpy   Nov-22-03 08:47 AM   #3 
     - Of course not! It was all "collateral damage" according to the Pentagon.  Media_Lies_Daily   Nov-22-03 09:56 PM   #9 
     - are you purposely misinterpreting what was written?  leftchick   Nov-22-03 08:52 AM   #4 
     - Yes. They are the terrorists. No dout about it! n/t  NNN0LHI   Nov-22-03 08:54 AM   #5 
     - Knock-knock-knock!! (sound of knuckles on YOUR forehead)...  Media_Lies_Daily   Nov-22-03 09:53 PM   #8 
  - Its important to see "Men with Guns," award winning Mexican  schultzee   Nov-22-03 09:46 PM   #6 
     - Pardon...should have posted this in the eyewitness Miami  schultzee   Nov-22-03 09:47 PM   #7 

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