Turkey uses 'Nazi' metaphors out of worry for European friends: deputy PM


Turkey uses 'Nazi' metaphors out of worry for European friends: deputy PM
  1. Turkey uses 'Nazi' metaphors out of worry for European friends: deputy PM
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    Germany and Turkey are at loggerheads after Berlin banned some Turkish ministers from speaking at rallies in…
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Istanbul: Turkey uses metaphors about Nazism with respect to its European friends as it is worried about them falling again into the trap of the ideology, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said on Monday.

Germany and Turkey are at loggerheads after Berlin banned some Turkish ministers from speaking at rallies meant to drum up support among expatriate Turks ahead of a referendum next month that may give President Tayyip Erdogan greater powers.

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Turkey Netherlands row deepens over sanctions

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said a diplomatic row with the Netherlands could not be dismissed with an apology and warned of further possible measures, after Ankara suspended high-level diplomatic ties with the Dutch.

Germany has grown angry with Erdogan repeatedly accusing it of applying "Nazi methods" by banning the rallies on security grounds. On Monday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel demanded again that Turkey stop making such comparisons and said her government reserved the right to block future appearances by ministers unless Ankara…

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