Ecuador has summoned the Turkish ambassador in Quito to formally protest the treatment of three of its citizens who were forcibly removed after demonstrating against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan when he was speaking at an event. Recommended:Erdogan guards attack female protesters The three women were removed from Quito's Centre for Higher National Studies on Thursday by Erdogan's security personnel when they interrupted his speech. Local media were also prevented from filming the altercation.