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Turkey's Erdogan orders 10 ambassadors to get out, including U.S. envoy

President's black list includes 7 NATO allies and further risks lira stability

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi, Russia, on Sept. 29. On Saturday, he ordered 10 foreign ambassadors who called for the release of a jailed philanthropist to be declared persona non grata.   © Reuters

ISTANBUL -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that he ordered Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to remove 10 Western ambassadors from the country, including envoys from the U.S., Germany and France for saying a detained civil society leader should be released.

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