German Ambassador to Ankara Summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The German Ambassador to Ankara was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemned the detention of Frankfurt Bureau representatives of Sabah newspaper by the German police without justification.
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It was reported that the German police raided the Frankfurt office of Sabah newspaper, where the European news center is located, and detained German Representative İsmail Erel and News Director Cemil Albay.
According to information received from Sabah newspaper sources, German police searched the homes of İsmail Erel and Cemil Albay and the European office of Sabah newspaper and confiscated computers and phones.
It was stated that there is not enough information about the purpose of the raid yet.
It was learned that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and professional organizations stepped in for the release of the two journalists.