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15 arrested after Kurds clash with pro-Erdogan demonstrators in Paris

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Night view of the Eiffel tower in Paris, France

Night view of the Eiffel tower in Paris, France. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Fifteen people have been reportedly arrested after dozens of Kurdish protesters opposing the policy of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan clashed with police and pro-Erdogan demonstrators as a rally of hundreds in support of the Turkish president was held in Paris.

The incidents took place as about 700 Erdogan supporters rallied at Place de la Republique in central Paris.

Kurdish protesters equipped with truncheons and firecrackers took to the streets of the tenth district of Paris, not far from Place de la Republique, to show their discontent with the Turkish president’s policies. The Erdogan supporters’ rally was held under the slogans of the fight against terrorism at Place de la Republique, French LCI TV Channel reports.

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