Turkey’s ex-Ambassador to Germany recalled after Armenian Genocide vote injured in coup attempt

Former Turkish Ambassador to Germany Hüseyin Avni Karslioglu was injured in his leg after being hit by a helicopter in Ankara during the July 15 coup attempt, the Hurriyet Daily News reports.

He is reported to be in a good condition and is able to walk. He has now left hospital after receiving initial treatment.

Ankara’s ambassador in Berlin until recently, Karslioglu was recalled to the Turkish Foreign Ministry for a consultation after the German Parliament recognized the 1915 killings of Armenians as genocide on June 2.

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