Germany, Turkey summon envoys in row over protests, EU




 
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Germany, Turkey summon envoys in row over protests, EU
 
June 21st, 2013  
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Germany, Turkey summon envoys in row over protests, EU
By Michelle Martin BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany and Turkey summoned each other's ambassadors on Friday for tit-for-tat reproaches in an escalating row over Chancellor Angela Merkel's criticism of a crackdown on protesters in Turkey and her reluctance to see the country join the European Union. After Merkel said she was "appalled" by Ankara's response to the protests, a Turkish cabinet minister accused her on Thursday of blocking Turkey's accession to the EU because she was "looking for domestic political material for her elections". ...




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