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Turkey calls on Europe to respect human rights and democracy

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 01:07

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan warns Europeans ''will not walk safely'' if current attitude persists. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday (March 22) that Europeans across the world would not be able to walk safely on the streets if they kept up their current attitude. Turkey has been embroiled in a row with Germany and the Netherlands over the barring of campaign appearances by Turkish officials seeking to drum up support for an April referendum on boosting Erdogan's powers. Erdogan's latest jibe comes as Turkish officials said they will hold no further campaign rallies in Germany ahead of an April 16 referendum in Turkey. German media had previously reported that Erdogan plans to visit Germany this month to rally the estimated 1.4 million eligible Turkish voters living there to support a package of new presidential powers.

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Turkey calls on Europe to respect human rights and democracy

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 01:07