Photo Gallery: Erdogan Urges Germany's Turks Not to Assimilate
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Photo Gallery: Erdogan Urges Germany's Turks Not to Assimilate

Erdogan Urges Turks Not to Assimilate 'You Are Part of Germany, But Also Part of Our Great Turkey'

Thousands of Turkish immigrants gave Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan a rock star welcome in Germany on Sunday in a show of national pride that remains fervent, even after decades spent in Germany. He told them they remain part of Turkey, and urged them to integrate into German society -- but not to assimilate.