Turkish PM congratulates Germany's Merkel

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan congratulated German Chancellor Merkel by phone after her party's triump in Sunday's parliamentary elections

Turkish PM congratulates Germany's Merkel

World Bulletin/News Desk

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulated the leader of Germany's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Angela Merkel on her party's recent parliamentary election triumph.

According to information received from the premiership, Erdogan called Merkel by phone to congratulate the chancellor.

In the parliamentary elections on Sunday, Merkel’s CDU/CSU alliance won 311 seats at the federal parliament, or Bundestag, just 5 seats short of an absolute majority. Social Democrats has 192 seats, and the Greens 63.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 25 Eylül 2013, 21:13