What does Turkish President Erdogan want from Germany and Angela Merkel? People in Istanbul share their views on Turkey’s currency crisis and Erdogan’s visit to Berlin.
Turkey's top diplomat, Mevlut Cavusoglu, has said the latest arrests of two German citizens should not concern Berlin. However, Germany's foreign ministry later announced that one of them has been released.
Top German lawmakers have urged the EU to halt aid payments to Turkey and halt talks on a new customs union deal. The calls come as Berlin has revealed details of another German national detained in Turkey.
Deniz Yücel, a German journalist who had been in jail in Turkey for a year, has left the country. Berlin welcomed the news, but warned that other reporters, among them Germans, remain in detention.
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