HDP Co-Leader Condemns Turkish Government’s Response to Ankara Bombings

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One of the co-leaders of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) party on October 10 strongly criticized the response of Turkey’s ruling AKP and in particular Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to the bombings in Ankara earlier that day that left over 100 people dead and several hundred wounded. Selahattin Demirtas accused Davutoglu of having told lies in his response to the blasts, and laid the blame for the attack at the door of the AKP.

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A partial transcript, in Turkish, was provided under the video. Comparison of a Google translation of this transcript with the subtitles in this version of the footage shows the two tallying. For the following version, where the English translation in the subtitled version made more sense than the Google Translate version, this was used. Several other, minor, linguistic errors were also corrected. The transcript is separated into four sections: the first and third were not contained in the Turkish transcript under this video, the other two were.
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