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Erdogan Revives Call for Macron to Get Help as Tensions Rise

  • Erdogan ally says Europe ‘increasingly dangerous’ for Muslims
  • Spat aggravated by France’s response to beheading of teacher
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Turkey stepped up its criticism over Europe’s treatment of Muslims, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan repeating his call for French counterpart Emmanuel Macron to get psychiatric help, threatening to deepen the rift between the NATO country and its European allies.

“I’ve said it on Saturday and am repeating it again,” Erdogan said in a televised speech Sunday. “Macron needs to get himself checked out.”