German Foreign Minister: This is embarrassing!29 July 2018
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said racist attacks were embarrassing and said that Mesut Özil’s discussions damaged Germany’s reputation.
Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in an interview to be published tomorrow in the German Bild newspaper that the debate after Turkish-born German citizen and former German soccer player Mesut Ozil in London after a picture with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan damaged Germany’s reputation.
“This is an embarrassing situation for Germany,” said Maas, “as Özil’s triggered a debate on the emigration of the German national team, and the recent controversy and the growing number of racist attacks on immigrants and Jews living in Germany. These developments show that racism has risen again in Germany, and the foreign origins living in our country should not see themselves threatened in Germany, we must work hard to be more tolerant together “.