Skip to comments.Turkey's Erdogan blames U.S. envoy for diplomatic crisis
Posted on 10/10/2017 7:28:29 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
ANKARA (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan blamed the U.S. ambassador to Turkey on Tuesday for a diplomatic crisis between the two countries and said Ankara no longer considered him Washingtons envoy.
In a blunt and personal attack on outgoing ambassador John Bass, Erdogan suggested Bass acted unilaterally in suspending visa services in Turkey after the arrest of a U.S. consulate worker, and said agents had infiltrated U.S. missions.
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No way does an ambassador make that decision without consulting first with Washington. Erdogan is going off the deep end.
Our ally is arresting our embassy workers? Our diplomatic immunity workers and the family members of the one they cant catch?
He might need to Noriega treatment. Or the JDAM treatment.
All embassies run local spies and all host countries allow it.
This arrest is not a cause but a symptom.
Erdogan the Islamist is the Problem. Nothing else.
Of the deep end?
Be irrationally carried away, act irresponsibly or heedlessly. For example, Just because you like her looks doesn't mean you should go off the deep end and propose. [c. 1920] In both of these colloquial usages deep end alludes to the deep end of a swimming pool.
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