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Talking Turkey: PM meets protesters

Turkish police arrest anti-government protesters in Ankara. The demonstrators were blocking roads in the capital on Thursday. At the same time Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan was meeting representatives of the protesters. He's hoping to end a two-week-long anti-government backlash that started with a police crackdown on demonstrators opposed to the redevelopment of a park in Istanbul. A spokesman for Erdogan's AK party says he's agreed to abide by a court ruling on the park plan. (SOUNDBITE)(Turkish) AK PARTY SPOKESMAN HUSEYIN CELIK SAYING: "We won't take any steps until the judiciary process is over. Even if the verdict is affirmative, paving the way for the project, our government will hold a referendum to find out what our residents want." The government's urging the protesters to end their campaign against it and go home. Activists involved in the meeting with Erdogan say they'll consider their position with their fellow prote

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