The court issued a statement of its own Wednesday characterizing as "irresponsible" comments by both Erdogan and Deniz Baykal, leader of the secular opposition Republican People's Party [Wikipedia backgrounder], which had challenged the parliamentary vote in court. Erdogan later insisted that his remark had been aimed at Baykal, not the court. Prosecutory investigations of political figures in Turkey are often taken up and then dropped. Reuters has more. PanArmenian.net has additional coverage.
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