German chancellor Angela Merkel cuts, eats döner kebab in Berlin
German Chancellor Angela Merkel cut and ate the iconic Turkish döner kebab at an event in the capital Berlin on June 27, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Merkel was participating in a festival hosted by the Association of Medium-sized Enterprises, during which she visited a Turkish döner producer’s stand.
During the visit she chatted with the producers and was spotted cutting the rotating döner behind the counter and tasting a piece of it.
An employee at the döner stand, Hanifi Aydın, said he was thankful in the name of all other döner producers for Merkel’s visit, saying it would help promote the döner sector in Germany.