Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan looks on durin his visit to Northern Cyprus July 20, 2015. REUTERS/Harun Ukar
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The Milliyet daily said that commentator Kadri Gursel's employment had been terminated as the tweet was not in line with its editorial policies.Turkey has been repeatedly accused of colluding in the past with ISIS extremists in the hope they might prove useful in its aim of knocking out Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.There has been growing concern about deteriorating press freedoms on Turkey and in particular over the numbers of journalists facing legal proceedings on accusations of insulting Erdogan.Gursel is one of Milliyet's most senior writers.
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