The Polish former prime minister will serve a second term in his new European role. His home country Poland, now governed by fierce opponents of Tusk, had sought to block him – Tusk himself acknowledged the “paradox.”
Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu accused Berlin of systematically preventing Turkish officials from campaigning at Turkish rallies in Germany.
WikiLeaks released a trove of CIA documents on Tuesday that it claimed revealed details of its secret hacking arsenal.
After a string of canceled rallies in Germany, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will speak in Hamburg as planned. The events support the expansion of President Erdogan’s powers.
François Hollande, the French president, joined Angela Merkel, Germany’s Chancellor, to say that some stronger countries should be able to move quicker than others.
After rejecting the Turkish president Erdogan’s remarks, Berlin has urged both countries to “keep cool heads.” Erdogan accused German authorities of “Nazi practices” after several cities canceled referendum rallies.
Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern on Sunday called for a European Union-wide ban on campaign appearances by Turkish politicians to avoid having individual member countries like Germany come under pressure from Ankara.
The Turkish president has lashed out at Germany after several cities canceled referendum rallies citing security concerns.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced during a visit to Tunisia on Friday that her government would provide Tunisia with 250-million euros in development aid. In return, Tunis will take back rejected asylum seekers.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will make an official visit to the US, her first since Donald Trump was inaugurated. The US president previously said Merkel should be “ashamed of herself” for Germany’s refugee policy.