Germany Sees Turkey as Platform for Islamist Groups, Leak Shows

  • Ankara government sees ‘twisted mentality’ in Germany
  • Merkel spokesman says Turkey is key ally against terrorism

Turkey’s government rebuffed a leaked German report that described the country as a platform for Islamist groups in the Middle East, increasing the risk of renewed tension between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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