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Controversial Turkish minister turns ire on pole-dancing women

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ISTANBUL - A senior Turkish minister who caused an outcry by suggesting women should not laugh loudly in public sparked a new controversy on Wednesday by attacking those who he said could not resist pole dancing. 

After telling women they should not laugh too loudly, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc has turned his ire on women who enjoy pole dancing

Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc, a co-founder of the ruling Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP), has strongly criticised in recent days what he sees as a decline of moral standards in Turkey.

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