Germany issues travel warning for Turkey as Merkel escalates tensions over human rights abuses

Sigmar Gabriel, Germany’s foreign minister, flew home early from a North Sea holiday to announce a “re-orientation” of the country’s policies towards Turkey.

“We want Turkey to be a part of the West, or at least remain in its current position, but it takes two to tango,” he said at a press conference in Berlin.

A very carefully worded diplomatic threat.

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  • The Butterfly

    So when is Germany going to issue a travel warning for Germany?