An argument between members of Turkey's ruling AK Party and the pro-Kurdish HDP escalated into a brawl on Monday. And it wasn't the first time.
A Turkish-Iranian billionaire witness in the trial had implicated Turkey's president and former ministers in the Iran sanctions-busting scheme. The US judge said the Turkish banker was a small part of the plot.
Turkey is heading for early elections on June 24. The winner of the crucial vote will wield extraordinary power, which is exactly what President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants, says DW's Seda Serdar.
The US and Turkey are at odds over the prospect of Ankara buying high-tech missiles from Russia. Turkey accuses Washington of bullying but is also eyeing advanced US fighter jets.
In an interview with DW, Sevim Dagdelen said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was deliberately creating tension ahead of the vote in June. The snap elections are being held during an extended state of emergency.
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