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Istanbul addresses protests in 2020 presentation

Updated: June 15, 2013, 2:00 PM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- As Turkey's prime minister lashed out at protesters, leaders of Istanbul's bid for the 2020 Summer Games sought to diminish the impact of the unrest in a presentation Saturday to a key audience of Olympic officials from around the world.

Istanbul officials said the "voice of tolerance" will prevail in the wake of the anti-government demonstrations that have roiled Turkey for two weeks and raised questions about the country's readiness to host the Olympics.

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