Turkey and Germany

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 Merkel plans to maintain dialogue with Turkey

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it is necessary to maintain an open dialogue with Turkey. There is no justifying restraints on freedom of the press and thousands of arrests by the Turkish government, Merkel says, …

Germany's Steinmeier announces visit to Turkey

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday announced he would visit Turkey next week and said it was important not to "slam the door" on Ankara despite Berlin's unhappiness over its post-coup crackdown. …

 Cavusoglu: Germany supports militant groups

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu accused Germany of allowing the Kurdish militant PKK and far-leftist DHKP-C, both of which have carried out armed attacks in Turkey, to operate on German soil with impunity. …

Turkey-EU relations are sinking

Turkish authorities did not allow MPs from the 'Left' party, which is considered to be pro-Kurdish, to visit Incirlik military base

Erdogan: Germany harboring terrorists

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Nov. 3 over her criticism of the detention of daily Cumhuriyet journalists, saying …

Bundeswehr intends million investment in Turkey

After many months of arguments about the ban on visits for German MPs, the Bundeswehr is preparing further investments in the Turkish Incirlik air base, Spiegel Online writes. Germany plans to invest 58 million euro, …

Will EU rhetoric play into Erdogan's hands?

Turkey, as well as the West, knows that the country will not be included in the EU for a long time, therefore, the statements of the European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Guenther Oettinger, that Turkey …

Germany mulls withdrawing jets from Incirlik

The German military is preparing for a possible withdrawal of six Tornado reconnaissance jets from Turkey's Incirlik Air Base given Ankara's continued refusal to allow German lawmakers to visit the facility, Der Spiegel magazine …