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Turkey summons Ambassador to Germany - URGENT

Turkey recalls its Ambassador to Berlin

Baku. 2 June. REPORT.AZ/ Turkish Ambassador to Berlin Hüseyin Avni Karslıoğlu has been recalled.

Report informs referring to the Turkish media, the ambassador recalled to Ankara for consultations. 

Notably, today Federal Parliament in Germany (Bundestag) passed law on recognizing 1915 events as 'genocide'.

Put forward by the ruling left-right coalition and the opposition Greens, the resolution entitled “Remembrance and commemoration of the genocide of Armenians and other Christian minorities in 1915 and 1916” carries the contentious word throughout the text.

The vote on June 2 caused the tension to rise between Turkey and Germany, with the former’s Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım saying that the result of the voting would amount to a ”real test of the friendship” between Berlin and Ankara.

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