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EU commission head taken aback as Erdogan and her colleague snap up the chairs

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was taken aback to find her fellow top EU official taking the only chair available next to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan when the duo visited Ankara, and her spokesman made that clear on Wednesday.
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3 days ago|Ankara, Turkey

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EU commission head taken aback as Erdogan and her colleague snap up the chairs

Europe News: BRUSSELS: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was taken aback to find her fellow top EU official taking the only chair available next t.

3 days ago|Mumbai, India
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Snub in EU-Turkey meeting highlights gender equality issue

Gender equality issues took center stage Wednesday in Brussels a day after Ursula von der Leyen, one the EU's most powerful executives, was treated like a second-rank official during a visit to Ankara. Von der Leyen — the European Commission president — and European Council chief Charles Michel visited Turkey on Tuesday for talks with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan focusing on the EU-Turkey relations. After they were led in a big room for…

3 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Ahem! No seat for von der Leyen

The European Commission President had to sit on a nearby sofa as the EU visited Turkey.

3 days ago|United Kingdom
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Ursula von der Leyen left without a seat at Erdoğan meeting – video

The president of the European commission, Ursula von der Leyen, was momentarily left without a seat as she met with the European council president, Charles Michel and Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in Ankara on Tuesday - triggering an avalanche of criticism.With only two chairs available, Von der Leyen, the sole attending female leader, sat on the sofa as Erdoğan and Michel sat on the chairs. “Ehm,” she muttered, with a small gesticula…

4 days ago|London, United Kingdom
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EU commission head taken aback as Erdogan and her colleague snap up the chairs

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was taken aback to find her fellow top EU official taking the only chair available next to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan when the duo visited Ankara, and her spokesman made that clear on Wednesday.

3 days ago|United Kingdom
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'Taken Aback': EU Chief, Only Woman in Talks, Left Standing as Erdogan and Colleague Snap Up Chairs

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was taken aback to find her fellow top EU official taking the only chair available next to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan when the duo visited Ankara, and her spokesman made that clear on Wednesday.

3 days ago|India
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EU chief 'surprised' by seat snub during meeting with Turkish president

An official meeting of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles Michel, and Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan got off to an awkward start when the three leaders walked into a meeting room where only two seats were prepared.

3 days ago|Toronto, Canada
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Turkey rejects claim it snubbed von der Leyen, blames EU

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey on Thursday strongly rejected accusations that it snubbed Ursula von der Leyen - one of the European Union’s most powerful executives - because of her gender, insisting that the EU's own protocol requests were applied during a meeting at the Turkish presidential palace.Von der ...

3 days ago|Washington, United States
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'Sofagate': Brussels Angry Over European Commission Chief's Chair Snub

The European Commission hit out Wednesday at a diplomatic snub that left its head Ursula von der Leyen without a chair as male counterparts sat down at a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

3 days ago|New Delhi, India
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As her male counterparts sit, an EU President is left awkwardly standing

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan's meeting on Tuesday with the European Union's two presidents has raised eyebrows after European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen appeared to be left standing while her male counterparts settled into two gilded chairs at the focal point of the room.

3 days ago|Atlanta, United States
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