Dutch and German foreign ministers express concern over Turkish arrests

By REUTERS
July 20, 2016 20:40

 
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WASHINGTON - Dutch and German foreign ministers on Wednesday expressed concern about the scale of the crackdown by Turkish authorities in the aftermath of the failed coup attempt and called on Turkey to respect the rule of law.

"We have serious concerns about the situation in Turkey," Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders told a news conference in Washington. "We want to send a strong signal on the need to ... respect the rule of law."

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said his government was "looking with concern" at reports of thousands of people arrested in Turkey and some prevented from leaving the country.


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