Erdogan: German business delegation to visit Turkey
Erdogan: German business delegation to visit Turkey
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan
02 October, 2018, 17:14
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that the U.S. had taken the wrong path by threatening and using blackmail instead of dialogue, and said that it was impossible for any country to trust it.
Relations between the two countries started to deteriorate after US Evangelical Pastor Andrew Brunson was jailed in 2016 for his alleged ties to the movement founded by Fethullah Gulen, which is considered a terrorist organization by Ankara.
The Turkish-German relations took a hard hit following the failed military coup attempt in July 2016.
Aiming to improve political and economic relations with Berlin, Erdogan paid a three-day high-profile state visit to Germany on September 27-29.
But the German chancellor stressed that "deep differences" remained on civil rights and other issues.
"Both sides are willing to move forward, out of the stalemate", Ilke Toygur, analyst at the Elcano Royal Institute in Madrid, told AFP. Merkel also skipped the banquet.
In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK - listed as a terrorist organisation by Turkey, the USA and the European Union - has been responsible for the death of some 40,000 people, including women and children.
Mr Steinmeier said the "strong emotions" the visit aroused in Germany were a reflection of tensions that have yet to be overcome and warned: "A single visit is not enough to restore normality".
As Turkey proceeds ahead with the new presidential system, Erdogan recalled the challenges the country faces and vowed to "immediately" resolve issues.
But she also highlighted Germany's interest in a "stable" Turkey, which she relies on to help stem the flow of refugees to Europe.
Mr Pierini said the visit "illustrated sharp divergences on rule of law, especially freedom of speech and freedom of dissent".
For many in Germany, the opening of the Cologne mosque was a missed opportunity, with the Turkish president preferring the chance to bask in the limelight rather than promoting cross-community harmony.
During his stay in Berlin, Erdogan met twice with Angela Merkel for talks, with both leaders signaling their interest in a cautious rapprochement.
But Trump, Pompeo and other US officials have recently reported progress in denuclearization discussions with the North. Since President Trump and Kim Jong Un's summit in June, the two leaders have issued a series of statements in English.
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