Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has filed a legal criticism towards German politician Wolfgang Kubiki, for calling it an inappropriate sentence.
Lawyer Mustafa Kaplan informed dpa that he had filed a legal criticism, on behalf of Erdogan, with the Hildesheim public prosecutor's workplace for insult and defamation.
Kubiki, a pro-business Liberal Democratic Get together politician, had described Erdogan as a “little rat within the sewer” whereas commenting on the Turkish president's immigration coverage.
In response to a query from the company, the deputy get together chief stated he was not involved a few potential authorized dispute with Erdogan.
In keeping with a report by German journal Spiegel, Kaplan's letter to the prosecutor's workplace acknowledged that Kubicki's assertion “disparaged the particular person involved” and constituted an “illegal assault on another person's honor”.
Ankara has already summoned the German ambassador over Kubiki's assertion.
“The truth that Mr. Erdogan has initiated round 200,000 of those measures, since he took workplace in 2014, actually says rather a lot,” Kubeki stated on Friday. He added that sewer rats are cute, however are additionally “good and evasive”.
“In any case, I sit up for a potential authorized dispute with serenity,” he stated.