Turkey and EU Erdogan Visit to Berlin Betrays Tensions

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday he wants Turkey to be a full member of the EU by 2023. Chancellor Angela Merkel assured him the talks would be "honest.' Their meeting in Berlin once again showed that relations between Turkey and Germany have become complicated.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Wednesday: Honest negotiations?

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Wednesday: Honest negotiations?

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With additional reporting by Christoph Sydow