In Turkey, protests began because of an accident at the mine

According to the information agency "Vesti", tragedy at the mine near the village of Soma became the largest in stories Turkey According to the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz, by now the death toll has reached 274 people.

“Time is working against us. To date, there are two difficult areas. The fire does not stop underground, ”he added.

According to the agency, recently it became known that two weeks before the tragedy, the deputies of the Justice and Development Party had excluded from the agenda the issue of an inspection at the mine. This caused stormy discontent among residents of the city of Soma. Protesters attacked the car of the party’s leader, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, calling him a “thief” and a “murderer”.

Protests also took place in Istanbul and Ankara. In the capital, police had to use water cannons and tear gas to disperse the crowd at the entrance to the Middle East Technical University. The protesters were going to go to the building of the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources.

In connection with the tragedy in Turkey declared a three-day mourning.
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  1. JoylyRoger
    15 May 2014 08: 43
    Already it seems that Turkey was in a fever, there were protests. On another occasion. And again. As if Maidanism did not get sick, the contagious sore is
  2. -1
    15 May 2014 08: 44
    Erdogan to the wall. am

    1. +1
      15 May 2014 08: 57
      Quote: Apollon
      Erdogan to the wall.

      I agree.
      But unfortunately nothing will come of it, it will again hold on to power. He has already shown that he can firmly resist the unrest. And yet, under him, the Turkish economy grew, and this is a serious factor.
  3. +2
    15 May 2014 08: 44
    Turkish spring begins .. Erdogan poked my way!
  4. +1
    15 May 2014 08: 51
    Erdogan, this tragedy in the mine burps in full, as if from the presidency did not fly away.
  5. +2
    15 May 2014 08: 51
    Digging under Erdogan. Too independent.
    1. 0
      15 May 2014 09: 07
      If Erdogan is dumped, then very soon after the Turks become active in Syria. If they do not, then the Turks will sabotage pointers from Washington.

      Butch will be ... and the longer it will be, the better Syria will not be to the Turks.
      1. +1
        15 May 2014 09: 29
        Quote: gandalf
        If Erdogan is dumped, then very soon after the Turks become active in Syria

        You might think that this Erdogan is holding back Turkey from the invasion of Syria?! You do not happen to sympathize with Erdogan Islamist.?! laughing
      2. 0
        15 May 2014 10: 16
        Quote: gandalf
        Butch will be ... and the longer it will be, the better Syria will not be to the Turks.

        The long-playing revolution of Syria is beneficial (and for us too)! Only as a result can SUCH power come to it! Therefore, my opinion is: do not be dashing while it is quiet!
        1. 0
          15 May 2014 11: 05
          Normal relations with Turkey are important to us. Despite the fact that Turkey is a member of NATO, it is more and more independent in foreign policy. Again, the DIC pulled up the Turks. It may not like the USA. Enmity with Turkey is utter stupidity - in the region there are too few countries that are not friendly to the Russian Federation, but simply neutral to us. Pragmatism, mutual respect for each other's interests - my opinion with the Turks can and should be negotiated. Unless of course the allies of Turkey, the United States will not arrange a coup for the Turks with the advent of radicals to power.
  6. 0
    15 May 2014 08: 58
    The anticolor revolution begins ... damn it ....
    1. +1
      15 May 2014 09: 20
      Quote: tchoni
      The anticolor revolution begins ... damn it ....

      Again, Erdogan would have to arrange provocations on the Syrian border! Ato the United States may be anxious to call the struggle for democracy!
      Although I agree with the protesters: Members of the commissions, and the leadership of the mines-shoot!
  7. +1
    15 May 2014 09: 28
    And another country is starting to die. And all the lack of will of power, a creepy thing in front of the United States, the lack of their own opinions. There are fewer resorts.
  8. +1
    15 May 2014 09: 35
    Our sincere condolences to the relatives of the victims. The authorities are to a large extent guilty of the disaster, because there was an appeal from the opposition deputies to check the safety of mines, but the authorities ignored it and did nothing. The authorities are guilty of 50%, the owner of the mine is 50%.
  9. +1
    15 May 2014 10: 07
    Let me express my amateurish version: It is known that Erdogan disappointed the United States, and they tried to "leave" him last year. But Erdogan resisted. Now we need a more weighty excuse for mass demonstrations, and the CIA created it by blowing up a transformer! And the time was chosen at the moment when there were two shifts below! More casualties, more chances for Erdogan's removal.
    1. Praetorian
      15 May 2014 12: 48
      I will join with my amateurish opinion and agree that it really looks like them. After the skyscrapers, such an action is no longer surprising.
  10. kelevra
    15 May 2014 18: 48
    What actions because of the accident! As if the authorities themselves had undermined everything there, yes, it was necessary to make repairs, but this is not small, even huge budget money! And Turkey, not such a rich country. The riots there a long time ago, it is an attempt to arrange a maidan in the East, especially Turkey has already opposed the will of the United States, that’s the reckoning! Just a couple of months ago, Erdogan was on the verge of collapse, also because of demonstrations, for a far-fetched reason!

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