State Department, D.C. Police Confirm Arrests in Attack on Protesters Outside Turkish Ambassador’s D.C. Residence

The State Department and Washington Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) confirmed to the Washington Free Beacon on Wednesday that two people have been arrested for their actions during an attack by supporters and employees of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on protesters in Washington, D.C.

House Foreign Affairs Chairman Asks State Department to Reject $1.2 Million Arms Sale to Erdogan Bodyguards Over DC Assault

U.S. House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce

The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee sent a letter to the State Department on Thursday requesting a potential arms deal between the United States and Turkey’s presidential security agency be rejected.