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Erdogan: 'Assad Must Step Down'

Turkey's prime minister said Tuesday that Syria's president must step down for the sake of his own people and the region.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's fight against his own people is "cowardice."

Erdogan said during a televised speech that "for the welfare of your own people and the region, just leave that seat."

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