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Rescue services members work at the scene of a car bomb attack in central Anatolian city of Kayseri, Turkey, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016. A public bus was heavily damaged and dear and injured were reported. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Istanbul explosions within Turkey. (IHA via AP)

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Rescue services members work at the scene of a car bomb attack in central Anatolian city of Kayseri, Turkey, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016. A public bus was heavily damaged and dear and injured were reported. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Istanbul explosions within Turkey. (IHA via AP)

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A public bus is burning at the scene of a car bomb attack in central Anatolian city of Kayseri, Turkey, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016. A public bus was heavily damaged and dear and injured were reported. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Istanbul explosions within Turkey. (IHA via AP)

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A group of young Turks stage an anti-US protest outside the Parliament before a visit by US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter in Ankara, Turkey, Frday, Oct. 21, 2016. Carter met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other top leaders and defense officials in Ankara amid escalating tensions between Turkey and Iraq over Turkish military operations in northern Iraq as allied forces move to retake Mosul from Islamic State militants.( AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici )

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Mother, centre left, and some other family members attend a funeral ceremony for army officer Lt. Murat Taylan Oncel, 33, killed in a mortar attack Monday by Kurdish militants in Silvan, Diyarbakir, Turkey at the Kocatepe Mosque in Ankara, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. Kurdish militants detonated a car bomb Sunday outside a military checkpoint in southeast Turkey, killing ten soldiers and eight civilians, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici) ** FILE **

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Illustration on the US/Turkey alliance by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Russia-Turkey Relations Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Members of Turkey armed forces are escorted by police for their suspected involvement in Friday's attempted coup at the court house in Mugla, a Mediterrenean city of Turkey, Sunday, July 17, 2016. Following a failed coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, his government moved swiftly to shore up his power and remove those perceived as an enemy, saying it has detained 6,000 people. (Tolga Adanali/Depo Photos via AP)

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Flanked by imams offering prayers, Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim attends the funeral procession for two of the victims killed in Tuesday's explosion, at Fatih mosque in Istanbul, Wednesday, June 8, 2016. The bomb attack, targeting a bus carrying riot police during rush hour traffic in Istanbul, has killed a number of people and wounded dozens of others. It marks the fourth bombing to hit the Turkish city this year and there was no immediate responsibility claim but Turkey has witnessed an increase in violence linked to Kurdish rebels and Islamic State militants. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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Bad Deal Between European Union and Turkey Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, centre, flanked by his deputy Numan Kurtulmus, left, and Interior Minister Efkan Ala, speaks to the media after a security meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016. Turkish authorities on Friday detained three more suspects in connection with the deadly bombing in Ankara that Turkey has blamed on Kurdish militants at home and in neighboring Syria, while Turkey's military pushed ahead with its cross-border artillery shelling campaign against U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish militia positions in Syria.(AP Photo)

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Problems Facing Turkey Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Problems Facing Turkey Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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In this image taken Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 Syrians wait to enter Turkey at the Bab al-Salam border gate, Syria. Turkish officials say thousands of Syrians have massed on the Syrian side of the border seeking refuge in Turkey. Officials at the government’s crisis management agency said Friday Feb. 5, 2016 that it was not clear when Turkey would open the border to allow the group in and start processing them. (Depo Photos via AP) TURKEY OUT

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A paramilitary police officer investigates the scene before carrying the lifeless body of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi from the sea shore, near the beach resort of Bodrum, Turkey, early Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. A number of migrants are known to have died and some are still reported missing, after boats carrying them to the Greek island of Kos capsized. (AP Photo/DHA, File) TURKEY OUT

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The Gulen Influence on Turkey Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Turkey Provokes Russia by Downing Plane Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Turkey Provokes Russia by Downing Plane Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times