The German Foreign Ministry spokesman said that Turkey had released one of its detained German nationals in custody on charges of participating in an attempted military action last year.
The spokesman said at a press conference on Monday in Berlin that the lawyer charged with initiating the case of the German released said his client was released unconditionally.
On Friday, the Turkish authorities arrested two Germans at the airport of the coastal city of Antalya, where they were accused of participating in an attempted military action last year. . While the fate of the second detainee remains unknown.
The German-Turkish relations have reached an unprecedented level of tension that amounted to accusations by Turkey of Germany against Nazism. While the German government changed its policy towards Turkey following the arrest of German human rights activist Peter Stoitner in mid-July and tightened travel procedures to Turkey, The German government is also considering further measures to put pressure on Turkey to release the detained Germans there.