Turkish premier eyes motion on jailed journalist ahead of Merkel meet
Contributed by NAMPA / DPA.
Istanbul/Berlin (dpa) - Ahead of his meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said he hopes that a German-Turkish journalist who has been detained in Turkey for a year will be released soon.
In an interview on German television to be aired on Wednesday evening and seen in preview by dpa, Yildirm stressed that the decision on whether to release Die Welt correspondent Deniz Yucel would be made by Turkish judges and not his government.
"I hope that he will be re ...