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VERBATIM: UK 'supports Turkish democracy'

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First thing to say is obviously we want to urge calm. The avoidance of any further bloodshed and it's crucial that we support the democratic institutions of Turkey. Obviously, I've also spoken to our diplomatic staff in Ankara and in Istanbul and they're doing a fantastic job. They're working very hard as you can imagine to do the best for the many Brits who are there and the many people there on holiday, and they should follow the travel advice and we'll do our best to update you as soon as we can.