Germany and Turkey mark Solingen deadly racist attack

Germany and Turkey mark Solingen deadly racist attack
 

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkey's foreign minister have put aside recent diplomatic tensions to mark the 25th anniversary of one of post-war Germany's worst hate crimes.
They met survivors at a memorial.
On 29 May 1993 Neo-Nazis firebombed the home of a Turkish-German family in Solingen, killing two women and three girls, and injuring 14 others.
Bilateral ties have been in crisis over differences on human rights and a German ban on Turkish poll campaigning.
The German Foreign Ministry banned Turkish politicians from campaigning in the country ahead of the 24 June election, citing... read more

 
30 May 2018 in World News, Views: 36
Source: BBC
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