Turkey condemns Germany over cancelling political rallies
(Vatican Radio) Turkish leaders have condemned Germany for cancelling political rallies of Turkish residents due to be addressed by Ankara’s ministers and said Berlin gave “shelter” to people committing crimes against Turkey. The German government has denied it was involved in cancelling the rallies, while Germany’s president has urged municipalities not to cancel other political rallies.
While they are still allies in the NATO military alliance, Turkey and Germany are now facing their worst tensions in years.
Listen to the report by Stefan Bos:
Turkey’s Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag, who had been scheduled to address a meeting in the southwestern town of