>> Turkey has summoned Switzerland's ambassador in Ankara as the rift between President Erdogan and several European countries gets even larger. This time it's over a protest and ban on Saturday. Several thousand people, including Kurdish protesters, joined the rally in the Swiss capital. Calling for a no vote in Turkey's April the 16th referendum that could give sweeping powers to Erdogan under a constitutional overhaul.
Turkey says it was organized by supporters of terrorist groups, including the Kurdish PKK and that it targeted the president. Relations are already strained between Turkey and Germany and the Netherlands after they banned Turkish ministers from campaigning on their territory of a yes vote. They in turn say the decision was taken on security grounds and was not politically motivated.
On Sunday, Turkey told the Swiss ambassador is expected the authorities to bring those responsible for the protest to justice. And to take precautions to ensure such incidents do not happen again, according to sources. In a speech in Istanbul on Sunday, Erdogan once again lashed out at European countries.
Saying that through their media, they were campaigning for a no vote. A spokesman for the Swiss Foreign Ministry declined to comment on Erdogan's accusations. Organizers and Bern police said Saturday's rally had passed peacefully. Though images from the demonstration showed a poster depicting Erdogan with a pistol pointing at his head.