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Turkey and Egypt recall their respective ambassadors for consultations

January 30, 2014 at 11:31 am

Turkey’s ambassador to Cairo, Huseyin Avni Botsali, has been recalled to Ankara for consultations on developments in Egypt following the violent crackdown by the security forces on supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cairo said in a brief statement on Thursday evening that its ambassador in Ankara is also being recalled; no further details were released.