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A man stands with a Turkish flag as people visit the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Ankara on May 19, the 103rd anniversary of the start of Turkey's War of Independence. Burhan Ozbilici/AP hide caption

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to reporters at the State Department on Tuesday about penalties against Saudis suspected in the death of Jamal Khashoggi. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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State Department Announces Penalties In Response To Jamal Khashoggi Death

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American pastor Andrew Brunson is being held in Turkey on accusations of terror and espionage.In a tweet, President Trump called Brunson "a great Christian, family man and wonderful human being." AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gather in front of the Huber Presidential Palace, where he delivered a victory speech. Preliminary results indicate Erdogan has avoided a runoff. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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A group of 15 protesters who said they were attacked by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security officials during a demonstration in Washington, D.C., in 2017 are suing the Republic of Turkey and five other individuals. Pool/AP hide caption

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks in Ankara during the funeral prayers for Sgt. Musa Ozalkan, the first Turkish soldier to be killed in Turkey's cross-border "Operation Olive Branch" in northern Syria, on Tuesday. Kayhan Ozer/AP hide caption

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Metropolitan Police Department Chief Peter Newsham told reporters Thursday in Washington, D.C., that "it's extremely important" to address attacks on peaceful protests. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to the media Tuesday following meetings with President Trump at the White House. Hours later, a protest at the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C., turned violent. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Police secure the street outside the Turkish Embassy in Washington, D.C, on Tuesday. Nine people were injured when a fight broke out during a demonstration outside the embassy. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was in town to meet President Trump at the White House. Dave Clark/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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