Turkey responds angrily to Perry remarks
January 17th, 2012
08:09 AM ET
2 years ago

Turkey responds angrily to Perry remarks

Istanbul (CNN) – Turkey's foreign ministry condemned Texas Gov. Rick Perry Tuesday for saying that Turkey was a "country that is being ruled by what many would perceive to be Islamic terrorists."

Perry made the statement during a spirited debated between Republican presidential candidates in South Carolina Monday night.

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