Thursday, March 16, 2017

#GERMANY: Saarland State Bans Foreign Officials From Attending Rallies Amid Diplomatic Crisis

[world politics news]

The German state of Saarland has banned foreign leaders from attending political rallies in the southwestern state, amid a growing diplomatic crisis with Turkey. Turkey has been waging a war of words with its NATO partner Germany, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accusing it of "Nazi practices" after several German towns blocked rallies by Turkish ministers campaigning in favor of a referendum designed to greatly expand the president's powers.


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