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Merkel ally says Erdogan 'not welcome' in Germany

Rebuke reflects exasperation over Turkish president's comments comparing Berlin to the Nazis

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Mr Erdogan repeated his criticism of Germany and other European countries on Tuesday, saying today's "fascist and cruel" Europe resembled the pre-World War Two era

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TURKISH President Tayyip Erdogan has crossed a line by comparing Berlin's government to the Nazis and he and other officials are no longer welcome in Germany, a senior ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday.

The rebuke from Volker Bouffier, vice-chairman of Ms

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