BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s overseas minister says he’ll increase together with his Turkish counterpart the difficulty of a lawyer retained by the Germany embassy in Ankara who was arrested two months in the past.
Heiko Maas stated Friday that Germany needs a “swift answer” and he plans to talk to Turkish International Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu about it on the sidelines of a G-20 assembly in Japan.
Chatting with reporters throughout a cease in Hiroshima, Maas stated the arrest was “by no means understandable.”
German officers are involved that the lawyer, who was arrested mid-September, had delicate paperwork on Turkish residents looking for asylum in Germany that will now be within the arms of authorities in Turkey.
Germany’s ambassador in Turkey, Martin Erdmann, stated this week the embassy is “working laborious to make clear the allegations” in opposition to the lawyer.