Turkey says ‘sofagate’ unfair criticism from EU

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Turkey says ‘sofagate’ unfair criticism from EU
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Turkey has blamed the European Union for seating arrangements that left European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen standing without a chair during formalities at the Presidential Palace in Ankara.

Foreign media reported on Wednesday that von der Leyen was taken aback when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and European Council President Charles Michel took the two centre-stage seats, relegating the EC president to an adjacent sofa across from Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.

Erdogan and Michel came under criticism after images and a short video of the European duo’s meeting at...


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