Foreign Minister Gabriel on the Deniz Yücel case during his trip to the Balkans

14.02.2018 - Press release

Foreign Minister Gabriel issued the following statement today (14 February):

“In recent days and weeks, I have conducted intensive talks on Deniz Yücel’s case with my Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu. We have also met in person several times.

In our talks, I asked that these court proceedings be speeded up by the Turkish judiciary. My hope is that ultimately a positive decision will soon be made by an independent Turkish court.”


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