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 stress.
Hopes are excessive in Berlin that Thursday’s go to by Yildirim will convey 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 fees.
Yildirim mentioned earlier this week on German ARD Tv that, “I hope that he can be launched quickly. I believe there can be a improvement shortly.”
Yucel’s case is for certain 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 towards Yildirim’s go to in Berlin.