The Latest: Turkey concerned over Macedonia violence
The Latest on the political crisis in Macedonia (all times local):
Turkey has expressed “deep concern” over violence in Macedonia’s parliament and the political crisis in the country, urging the creation of a new government within democratic principles.
The Turkish presidency said in a written statement Friday that it hoped “differences in opinion” in Macedonia would soon be solved through dialogue and tolerance.
“Macedonia holds key significance to establish lasting peace in the Balkans,” the statement read, adding that Turkey would continue to support the country.