When Campaigns Collide in Europe
March 13, 2017 | 22:49 GMT
For politicians in Turkey, the campaign trail can be long indeed. Large communities of Turkish expatriates in the European Union make cities in the bloc popular campaign stops for Turkish candidates during election season. In fact, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a rally in the German city of Karlsruhe prior to his re-election in 2015. But as Germany and the Netherlands — home to some of the largest Turkish populations in Europe — gear up for elections of their own, Turkish statesmen have been having a harder time electioneering there.
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