Germany to further limit economic cooperation with Turkey - Chancellor Merkel

Omer Celik and Jean Claude Juncker

Erdogan said during a television interview Friday that he "found odd" steps in the United States that led to charges against a former economy minister with conspiring to help Iran evade USA sanctions, as well as a separate indictment against Turkish security officials who are accused of attacking demonstrators during his visit to Washington in the spring.

Bureau's attorneys made an announcement on behalf of their client.

Le Drian had meetings with Erdoğan and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. "It is a great relief for us all".

Bureau, a journalism student who has worked with the television channels TV5 and Arte as well as the website Slate, was detained in late July at the Habur border post in southeastern Sirnak province on the Iraqi-Turkish border.

According to Germany's domestic intelligence agency, the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), the PKK has almost 14,000 followers among the ethnic Kurdish population in Germany.

The PKK - listed as a terrorist organisation by Washington, the European Union and Ankara - resumed its decades-old armed campaign against the Turkish state in July 2015.

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Bureau's arrest drew worldwide condemnation and highlighted the challenges facing the Turkish press.

In June, Ankara released and deported French photojournalist Mathias Depardon who was held for a month on charges of supporting terror groups.

Germany has threatened to restrict economic ties with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partner Turkey unless Ankara releases German citizens being held under suspicion of being involved in last year's failed coup, TRT World reports.

Germany's Die Welt correspondent Deniz Yucel was imprisoned in February and has been personally accused by Erdogan of working as a "terror agent".

Most of the journalists now in prison were arrested during the state of emergency that followed a coup attempt against Erdoğan in July 2016.

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