On this week's Conflict Zone, Cem Özdemir, co-leader of the Green Party in Germany, discusses Angela Merkel's open door migrant policy, why he believes her refugee deal with Turkey was a mistake and how to best integrate refugees
The lead candidate in the Greens’ election campaign could be Germany’s next foreign minister. He is not just a critic of Chancellor Merkel; the centrist is also often at odds with the left wing of his own party.
Green party candidate Cem Özdemir was highly critical of Turkey in a DW interview. He said that Germany must end its "naive policies" towards Ankara. And he was very clear in his attitude towards Russian sanctions.
Less than two weeks ahead of the German election, representatives from six main parties have discussed foreign policy in a DW debate. Turkey and migration were divisive issues, and Brexit made its first appearance.
Not since the Cold War has Germany's foreign policy faced such crucial tests. Ahead of the German elections, DW's Tim Sebastian and a live audience quiz politicians from Germany's six major parties on foreign policy.
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