SPIEGEL Interview with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan 'If the EU Doesn't Want Us, They Should Say it Now'

In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan discusses Iran's nuclear program, Turkey's geopolitical role, its ties with the European Union and his difficult relationship with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel: "As political leaders we will leave our offices one day, but our people will remain and have to get along with each other. So we shouldn’t give them negative messages."

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel: "As political leaders we will leave our offices one day, but our people will remain and have to get along with each other. So we shouldn’t give them negative messages."

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