Turkish student to FM: Austrian teacher punched me
VIENNA - Doğan News Agency
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu stands next to Turkish boys as he visit a school for children of all nationalities in Vienna on March 22, 2012.A Turkish student told Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu that he had been punched by his Austrian teacher at school, Doğan news agency reported.
"The teachers here treat us horribly," the student told the foreign minister while he was visiting a school during his official visit to Austria. "They treat the Turkish students terribly. A teacher even once punched me."
Davutoğlu was shocked to hear the student's claim and promised to bring the matter to the attention of Austrian Foreign Minister Michael Spindellegger.
"I thank you for telling me this and I congratulate you for your courage," Davutoğlu told the student.