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Austria does not want Erdogan’s campaign is run

Austria does not want Erdogan’s campaign is run

The Austrian government does not want that the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s campaign for a referendum on the Turkish constitution.

Minister Sebastian Kurz (Foreign Affairs) said on Monday against the newspaper Heute that he is not sitting waiting to “campagneoptredens” of Erdogan.

Austria has a large Turkish community. The note of minister Kurz is also bad cases in Ankara. Deputy prime minister Numan Kurtulmus said on a press conference that the referendum is not a matter where Austria is doing.

Rather also said the German federal state of North rhine-Westphalia to want to avoid that Erdogan a speech is hold in connection with the referendum.

More power

Turks have to decide on april 16 on whether their country should switch to a presidential system. That would be Erdogan more power.

Kurz stressed that Erdogan is welcome in Austria, if he would but no campaign is run.

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