Last night several people were injured in clashes between opponents and supporters of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in front of the Embassy of Turkey in Brussels. It is reported by Le Soir, citing data from the Belgian police.

The exact number of victims is still unknown, some of them have sought medical help in the hospital.

According to police, they were forced to separate the two hostile groups, after a group of Turks attacked with knives of the Kurds who came to vote in the referendum.

In fact the incident is under investigation.

The Embassy building is a polling station for voting in the referendum on extension of powers of the President of Turkey.

The Prime Minister of Belgium Charles Michel condemned the incident.

On 27 March it was reported that living abroad, citizens of Turkey, referendum on constitutional changes that would expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has already begun: as of March 27, they have the opportunity to vote.

See also: You’re not welcome here. The end of the cold war between Turkey and the EU




The riots at the Embassy of Turkey in Brussels: there are victims 31.03.2017

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