Axar.az
UP
20 January 2018


Merkel: Turkey's Erdogan must stop Nazi taunts

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned Turkey's president that comparing German officials to Nazis must stop, "no ifs, no buts".

Axar.az reports that Mrs Merkel said if Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues, more campaign events by Turkish politicians may be banned.

German authorities have cancelled rallies designed to woo ethnic Turkish voters ahead of a key referendum on expanding Mr Erdogan's powers.

"You are right now employing Nazi measures," Mr Erdogan said on Sunday. "When we call them Nazis they (Europe) get uncomfortable. They rally together in solidarity. Especially Merkel," he said in a televised speech.

Mr Erdogan appeared to be addressing Mrs Merkel personally when he suggested that Germany was "employing Nazi measures", using the informal "you" in Turkish.

"My remark that the Nazi comparisons from Turkey must stop still applies. No ifs, no buts," Mrs Merkel said at a news conference in Hannover on Monday with visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Date
2017.03.20 / 22:14
Author
Axar.az
Comments
loading...
See also

Omarosa may have secretly taped White House chats

Withdrawal of Russian military observers from Syria

Pakistan shuts down US-funded radio station

Gunmen kill 12 soldiers in eastern DR Congo

US accelerating embassy move to Jerusalem

Israeli police detain 6 Turkish nationals in Jerusalem

UK will not be able to conclude as good a deal with the EU

Wreckage of Soviet plane shot down over Auschwitz in 1945

UK retail sales fall in December

'Iran, Russia must up cooperation on Mideast'

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla