Turkey warns US envoy over comments on domestic politics

Spokesman of Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs said U.S. Ambassador in Ankara should have refrained from comments on Turkish domestic politics.

Turkey warns US envoy over comments on domestic politics

Spokesman of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said Saturday the U.S. Ambassador in Ankara, James Jeffrey, should have refrained from comments on Turkish domestic politics.

The MFA spokesperson's remarks came after an interview that Jeffrey gave to a Turkish newspaper recently.

Answering a question, the MFA spokesman said that Ambassador Jeffrey uttered certain remarks targeting Turkey's internal policies while giving an interview to a Turkish newspaper recently.

Based on diplomatic conventions, ambassadors should not make comments regarding internal politics of the countries in which they serve, the MFA spokesman stressed.

Ambassador Jeffrey should approach this matter with greater sensitivity. Mr. Jeffrey should have refrained from making comments and remarks on Turkey's internal political life, the MFA spokesman underlined.
 

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