Turkish PM slams European Parliament's motion on Gezi Park protests

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Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Thursday slammed a recent European Parliament resolution on the Turkish government's handling of Gezi Park protests.

Addressing his party's members here in Ankara, Erdogan said "I do not recognize any decision the European Parliament takes on us . ..Those who pass such resolution, they should look at Greece, ( look at) the protests and police response there."

The European Parliament passed a motion Wednesday to "warn" the Turkish government "over the brutal police crackdown on protesters. "

Meanwhile, the Turkish prime minister also issued a "last warning" to protesters to evacuate Gezi Park in Istanbul.

"I'm making my last warning: mothers, fathers please withdraw your kids from there," he said.

The demonstrations centered in the Taksim Square in Istanbul continues Thursday despite a referendum proposal by the government a day earlier for a controversial redevelopment plan in Gezi Park.

The clashes between police and protesters have killed at least five people, including a policeman, and injured 5,000 people, according to local media. Endi

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