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The German Government’s Shameful Kowtow Before Erdogan
In welcoming Turkey’s presidential dictator for a state visit, the EU’s largest member nation is exploring the limits of self-humiliation. A working visit would be quite enough.
- Benedict Neff
- The Globalist
On September 28th and 29th, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be honored by the German government with a state visit to Berlin.
To give such an honor to a man who is relentlessly snuffing out the remaining elements of freedom in his own country is a big mistake.
This applies all the more for a country like Germany that is rightfully so proud of its constitutional…