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Turkey condemns decision to allow pro-Kurdish party rally in Germany

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Saturday it condemned as a “double standard” a decision by Germany to allow a rally by the pro-Kurdish opposition HDP party in Cologne, having previously prevented ruling party politicians from campaigning there.

“This two-faced approach, which we condemn strongly, cannot be reconciled with democracy, the fight against terrorism and expectations of a normalisation in Turkish-Germany relations,” the ministry statement said.

(Reporting by Tulay Karadeniz; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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