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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said tensions with Europe were caused by European domestic politics and predicted that his country's relations with Berlin would improve after parliamentary elections in Germany next month.
Erdogan said in a speech in the city of Sparta on Saturday that "France and Austria have followed the same strategy, the current German in their relationship to leave, and we see today Germany follows the same strategy," noting that "this situation will improve after the German parliamentary elections," which Will be held on September 24, in which Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking a fourth term.
Relations between Europe and Turkey, a member of NATO and a candidate for EU membership, have been strained by what the European countries saw as the repressive crackdown by the Ankara authorities in the wake of the failed coup attempt in Turkey last year. Ending 29/34 R.