Germans and Turks: Diamond Wedding (2.6.21, DuvarEnglish)

In 1961, (West) Germany and Turkey signed a recruitment agreement setting out the conditions under which Turks were allowed to work in Germany. Although long-term residence was initially forbidden, Germany became the permanent home of almost 3 million people with a background in Turkey. There could be much to be celebrated, but because of the difficulties in bilateral relations, most people don’t feel much like celebrating.

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