Kremlin Press Service
He expressed hope that the new German government will continue Merkel’s successful course of cooperation with Turkey. Erdogan also thanked the Chancellor for her contribution to resolving the Syrian crisis.
The Turkish leader noted that the factor of coalition governments has always influenced the partnership between Ankara and Berlin.
“If it were not for the ruling coalition, the ties would have been at a completely different level,” Erdogan said.
The Social Democratic Party of Germany won the parliamentary elections in Germany. The political force has secured the support of 25.7% of voters. The second place was taken by the conservative bloc of the Christian Democratic and Christian Social Unions.