The German government calls the Turkish move against the two journalists ‘unacceptable’ [AFP]

Two German journalists have left Turkey after authorities rejected their press accreditation, a step that drew condemnation from Germany‘s foreign minister and revived diplomatic tensions.

Sunday’s departure of Joerg Brase, a correspondent for ZDF television, and Thomas Seibert, who works for Tagesspiegel newspaper, comes a day after Germany warned its citizens they risked arrest in Turkey for expressing views Ankara may not like.

“This is not acceptable to us,” Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said of the journalists being stripped of their credentials. “It has nothing to

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