The World from Berlin: CDU Turkish Minister Appointment 'Flops'

27th April 2010, Comments 0 comments

A Muslim woman's appointment as the first state minister with Turkish roots was meant to be a coup for Germany's conservative Christian Democrats. But Aygl zkan ignited a firestorm by stating that crucifixes should be banned from classrooms. German commentators say the incident has damaged Chancellor Angela Merkel's party.

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