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Turkey summoned the US envoy to discuss 'aggressive' actions against Erdogan's bodyguards

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Turkey announced that it summoned the U.S. ambassador in Ankara to discuss what it referred to as "aggressive and unprofessional actions" by U.S. security agents Turkish bodyguards in Washington D.C. during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit last week, reports the Associated Press. 

The move comes amid calls in the U.S. for action against Turkish security officers who were filmed fighting and beating protesters outside the Turkish ambassador's residence. 

According to the Turkish Foreign Ministry, the U.S. ambassador was given a "written and verbal protest" against events that it deemed "contrary to diplomatic rules and practices." 

Turkey has requested that U.S. authorities conduct "a full investigation of this diplomatic incident."

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