Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 14 / Trend A.Taghiyeva /
Killings of peaceful demonstrators in Egypt are unacceptable, and this must be stopped, Turkish President Abdullah Gul said, Anadolu agency reported on Wednesday.
According to him, Ankara had anticipated this scenario and has done much to prevent it. However, all calls to the interim government of Egypt proved futile.
"If the crackdown of protests in Egypt continues, the country will not escape the chaos," Gul said.
On Wednesday morning, the army of Egypt began crackdown on demonstrators. Some 300 dead and over a thousand wounded have been reported since the crackdonw started in the squares of Rabia Al-Adawi and Nahda in Cairo started.
On July 3, Egypt's army ousted President-Islamist Mohammed Morsi from power, suspended the Constitution and instructed the head of the Constitutional Court to act as the head of stated during the transitional period.
Morsi's supporters that disagree with the army's decision have been conducting daily protests demanding the return of the president and restoration of the Constitution.
The Egyptian court also extended the decision to arrest Morsi for 15 days as part of the on-going investigation. The court accused Morsi in cooperation with Hamas as well as the escape from prison during the revolution in 2011.
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