Merkel, Erdogan to discuss German bill on Armenian Genocide recognition

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is on a trip to Istanbul to attend a 50-nation UN summit on refugees.

Speaking to German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), before the visit Merkel described recent political developments in Turkey, especially regarding the Kurdish community, as worrisome.

Accoridng to a report by Agos, Angela Merkel will hold a meeting with Turkuish President Erdogan. In addition to the migration deal and voting for lifting the parliamentary immunity, it is also expected that press foredoom, the bill for the Armenian Genocide to be voted on June 2 in Bundestag and German humorist Jan Böhmermann will be discussed at the meeting.

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