"We are of the view that sanctions is not a healthy path and... that the best route is diplomacy,"
While the suck-up from Germany, Angela Merkel hopes that Turkey votes with the US in April.
"We would happy if Turkey votes in April on the Iran issue together with the United States and the European Union,"Erdogan then wondered aloud-
Erdogan then wondered why the international community refused to impose sanctions against the Middle East's sole nuclear weapons power, in an apparent (obvious) allusion to Israel.
"We are against nuclear weapons in our region. But is there another country in our region that has nuclear weapons? Yes, there is.I hope Erdogan is prepared for another attempted overthrow, or perhaps an assasination attempt ?
And have they been subjected to sanctions? No," Erdogan said.