Turkey Protests at Germany's Barring of Erdogan Address

August 1, 2016 9:32 AM

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ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey on Monday slammed a German court decision that prevented President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from addressing a demonstration in Germany denouncing Turkey's failed July 15 coup, and summoned a German diplomat in protest.

The German Embassy's charge d'affaires was scheduled to arrive at the ministry on Monday to discuss the issue, an official said, as the attempted coup continued to strain Turkey's relations with allies. Ankara has accused European nations of not standing firmly in solidarity with Turkey against the ...

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