March 8, 2017 / 12:45 PM / 5 months ago

Turkish minister says sees anti-Islamic sentiment in Germany

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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu at the International Tourism Trade Fair ITB in Berlin, Germany, March 8, 2017.Fabrizio Bensch

BERLIN (Reuters) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu criticised on Wednesday anti-Islamic sentiment and hostile attitudes towards Turkey in Germany.

"In Germany we see many politicians and the press as a whole and global authorities are very, very negative and very harsh and very anti-Turkey and we even see Islamophobic sentiment. This is what we see as unacceptable ... a very dangerous trend," he said.

He also called on the media to stop "black propaganda" against Turkey.

Reporting by Maria Sheahan and Andrea Shalal; Writing by Madeline Chambers; Editing by Michelle Martin

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