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Ankara “sofa affair”: Turkey defends seating arrangements with Erdogan and von der Leyen

Istanbul. In the discussion about the seating arrangements at the EU-Turkey meeting in Ankara, Turkey defended itself against allegations from Brussels.

There were "unjust allegations against Turkey," said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Cavusoglu on Thursday. “A seating arrangement was set up in accordance with the suggestions made by the EU. Period. ”The meeting was held according to international standards and“ Turkish hospitality ”.

At the meeting with Erdogan in the Turkish presidential palace on Tuesday, a large chair was reserved for Michel next to the Turkish head of state. Von der Leyen, on the other hand, was assigned a place on a sofa some distance away. There she sat across from the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Cavusoglu, who also took part in the conversation.

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