Foreign Minister Gabriel on the court ruling concerning the release of Mesale Tolu from pre-trial detention

18.12.2017 - Press release

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement today (18 December) on the ruling by a Turkish court that Mesale Tolu be released from pre-trial detention:

This is not only good news but also a huge relief.
I am sure that everyone in Germany, including myself, share Mesale Tolu’s happiness about the court’s ruling.

This does not mark the end of the court proceedings, but it is a first major step in the right direction.

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