News 20 march — 15:51

Turkey's EU minister slams Germany allowing PKK march


Turkey's EU minister Sunday slammed Germany for holding anti-Turkish double standards, Anadolu Agency reports.

"How can terrorist organization be allowed to gather in Germany, while government ministers of the Republic of Turkey are not allowed to meet with our citizens?" he asked at a rally in the southern Osmaniye province’s Kadirli district.

German officials Saturday allowed terrorist PKK followers to march in the city of Frankfurt, in marked contrast to its recently blocking Turkish ministers and politicians from addressing Turkish voters in the country.

Around 9,000 people marched in the central German city of Frankfurt with banned PKK posters and flags, openly defying the federal government's prohibition of terrorist symbols in public places, including PKK symbols.

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