Ankara Germany, Ankara And Mark Lowen discussed on BBC World Service


Turkey is expelling three German journalists today amid increasing tension between Berlin and Ankara Germany issued a travel warning to its citizens saying it couldn't rule out further action by the Turkish authorities. Here's Mark Lowen. This year for the first time. The authorities have formally rejected the accreditation of three reporters for the German broadcasters Zanu PF and NDR and the newspaper dead tiger Spiegel several other foreign journalists are still waiting for sponsors to their applications. Those rejected a flying out today after a ten day deadline to leave the country. The decision is being seen as further pressure by the Turkish government on media freedom, and is straining relations between Ankara and

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