Davutoglu asks Westerwelle to allocate seats for Turkish media

Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu had a phone call with his German counterpart Guido Westerwelle, calling on him to take necessary measures to allow Turkish media to follow the trial of the murder of eight Turks in Germany.

Davutoglu told Westerwelle that Turkey was closely following the trial and conveyed Ankara's concerns over a recent decision by a German court not to allow Turkish reporters to witness the trial.

For his part, Westerwelle said that the German government was on the same page with the Turkish government on the issue, adding that Germany attaches importance to the Turkish public's following the trial and that necessary measures on the issue are being discussed.

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