Saturday, Apr 17, 2021
Focus on the big picture

'Sofagate' scandal: Two European presidents, not enough chairs

FRANCE24, 08 Apr 2021
#Turkey has blamed the #EU for an incident dubbed #Sofagate in which European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen was left without a chair during a meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. FRANCE 24’s Brussels correspondent Dave Keating says the incident was unfortunate given the meetings had intended to soothe the bloc’s ties with Turkey.

Subscribe to France 24 now:

FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7

Visit our website:

Subscribe to our YouTube channel:

Like us on Facebook:

Follow us on Twitter:
Related Articles