US senator says Turkish actions against pro-Kurdish party like ‘if Biden banned the Republican Party’
Democratic and Republican senators voiced heavy criticism of the Turkish government to a State Department official during a Wednesday hearing. The lawmakers accused Ankara of abusing the international police system, being an “aggressor” toward Greece, and much more.
Victoria Nuland testifies during a hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee June 20, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nuland, now the undersecretary of state for political affairs, testified before Senate Foreign Relations Committee on July 21, 2021, about Turkey. Her 2018 testimony was about Russian Interference in the 2016 US elections. During the Obama administration's second term, Nuland was assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs. - Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images