Reuters JIM URQUHART
The Turkish Foreign Ministry called on all parties in the United States to show restraint, expressing confidence that “Washington will overcome this internal crisis.”
“We follow with concern the developments in the United States that occurred after the presidential elections, leading to the attempt to storm the Congress building,” a State Department statement said.
She added, “We call on all parties in the United States to moderate and act wisely, and we believe that the United States will overcome this internal political crisis.”
And she continued: “We recommend that our citizens in the United States stay away from crowded places and places of demonstrations and clashes.”
On Wednesday evening, Reuters reported that protesters supporting President Donald Trump broke through the security barriers surrounding the Capitol and occupied the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
She added that the Senate suspended discussion of the election results, while the Capitol Police indicated that the Capitol building had been breached and closed.