Suspicion and Skepticism Turkish-German Relations Under Strain

Turkey has become increasingly mistrustful of German authorities in recent weeks following two house fires and a court's refusal to grant press accreditation to Turkish media outlets for a high-profile neo-Nazi trial. Government officials on both sides have now become involved in the spat.
"Turkish Press Not Wanted," read the headline, in German, on the European edition of the Turkish newspaper Hürriyet late last week.

"Turkish Press Not Wanted," read the headline, in German, on the European edition of the Turkish newspaper Hürriyet late last week.

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cgh -- with wire reports