PM: Turkish government not to tolerate violence against its citizens

Türkiye Materials 7 June 2013 05:57 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, June 7 / Trend /

Turkish government will not tolerate violence in the country over its citizens, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in Istanbul airport on Friday on his arrival from the international tour in countries of North Africa, Anadolu Agency reported.

"During the protest rallies in Gezi park, we lost three citizens, two young men and one police commissar," Erdogan said.

Turkish Prime Minister also promised to conduct a thorough investigation about the causes of demonstrations.

Erdogan said the government will review and assess the current action and then will take proper measures.

Turskish PM has demanded an immediate end to the demonstrations in the country, turned into vandalism.

"I am calling for an immediate end to the demonstrations, which have ceased to be democratic and turned into an ordinary vandalism" - Erdogan said.

It is ninth day that protests against the reconstruction of the park Gezi in Taksim Square in Istanbul are continuing in different cities of Turkey.

Earlier, Erdogan said that the protests have ideological nature and are directed against the government.