BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel is assembly with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Berlin.
The 2 nations are taking small steps towards restoring friendlier relations after greater than a 12 months of pressure.
Hopes are excessive in Berlin that Thursday’s go to by Yildirim will deliver motion within the high-profile case of a distinguished German-Turkish journalist, Deniz Yucel, who has been imprisoned in Turkey for a 12 months on terror-related prices.
Yildirim stated earlier this week on German ARD Tv that, “I hope that he will probably be launched quickly. I believe there will probably be a improvement shortly.”
Yucel’s case is definite to be a part of the talks Merkel and Yildirim will maintain on the Chancellery.
A number of teams, together with Kurdish opposition events, have introduced protests in opposition to Yildirim’s go to in Berlin.