Turkey sanctions “slave trade” says Greek President


German President Joachim Gauck (R) and Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos (L) shake hands at a press conference during their meeting at Bellevue Palace in Berlin, Germany, 18 January 2016.

Turkey sanctions “slave trade” says Greek President

During his official visit to Berlin, the President of Greece accused Turkey of sanctioning slave trade.

Prokopis Pavlopoulos told Süddeutsche Zeitung that he fears "Turkish smugglers have the support of the authorities,” although he said this does not mean they have the backing of the country’s leadership.

Speaking to his counterpart on Monday, Pavlopoulos told Gauk the EU was in need of “Europe-wide” solution, an indirect praise of Chancellor Merkel’s backing of the European Commission’s ...

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