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Iran protests put Turkish government in tight spot 

As their Western partners strongly react to the Iranian protests, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his administration remain curiously quiet.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

As protests over the death of Iranian citizen Mahsa Amini, an ethnic Kurd, at the hands of Iran’s notorious morality police reverberate across the globe, the Turkish government has been strikingly silent on the matter — unlike its Western counterparts. 

While the protests were largely covered by Turkey’s independent media outlets, they were mostly downplayed by pro-government media groups. 

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