Human rights activists in Germany protested the opening of one of Europe's largest mosques by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan while leading politicians snubbed a state dinner in his honor.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday stressed his determination to eliminate terrorists from northern Iraq.
Speaking at the opening of the parliament in Ankara, Erdogan said that Turkey would act against the People's Protection Units (YPG) militia, the Syrian affiliate of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which is designated by Turkey, the United States and European Union as a terrorist organization.
On recent developments in the Turkish economy, Erdogan said, "They tried to topple our economy under the cover of darkness".
Earlier, the President of Turkey, following a meeting in Ankara with the heads of American companies, said that Turkish-American relations will be strengthened through trade.
Erdogan accused Washington of going down the "wrong path of seeking to solve political and legal problems through threats and blackmail rather than dialogue".
Erdogan said his administration had in the past delivered documents to Berlin containing the names of more than 4,000 people with links to the PKK, adding that there was a difference in the "understanding of terror" between Turkey and both Germany and the United States.
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Erdogan said Turkey's economy was overcoming what he described as "midnight operations" created to break it.
"It is impossible for any country in the world to look to the future of their relations with the USA with confidence", he added.
A number of dual German-Turkish citizens have been imprisoned in the ensuing crackdown against the coup's alleged plotters, with Berlin insisting on their immediate release.
Turkey's private DHA news agency quoted Ismail Cem Halavurt as saying he would file an appeal on behalf of Andrew Craig Brunson to the country's Constitutional Court on Wednesday.
US President Donald Trump has demanded Brunson's release.
He also drew attention to relations with Russian Federation, and vowed to further strengthen "positive cooperation in the days ahead".