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German state of North rhine-Westphalia wants to talk Erdogan to stop

German state of North rhine-Westphalia wants to talk Erdogan to stop

The government of the German state of North rhine-Westphalia wants to stop the Turkish president Erdogan a speech is hold in connection with the referendum on the constitution in Turkey in april.

The state has the national government in Berlin asked to help to use the speech to avoid.

On Wednesday it was known that Erdogan after a visit to Strasbourg in march as a stopover in the German state of to resident Turks to speak.

On 16 april there is a referendum on whether the Turkish constitution needs to be changed and the country should switch to a presidential system. That would be Erdogan’s significantly more power. Also Turks abroad, such as Germany, are allowed to vote for your favourite.

The Interior minister of North rhine-Westphalia, Ralph Jäger, the advent of Erdogan, but nothing. “The freedom of speech here should not be misused to promote a constitutional amendment in Turkey, fundamental rights limits and the death penalty again enter,” he says.

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