Nine people were injured and hospitalized Tuesday after the fight broke out, reportedly between supporters and opponents of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to the New York Times. Two people were arrested following the alteraction, police told the Times. One of the suspects was chargedwith aggravated assault and the other with assault on a police officer.
Opponents of Erdogan’s presidency engaged in another skirmish last year outside of the Brookings Institution in D.C., where he was giving a speech. The National Press Club criticized his security team at the time for getting aggressive with journalists and protesters.
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