France suspends honorary consul in Turkey over boat sales to migrants
French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius gives a press conference. AFP PhotoFrench Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Sept. 11 suspended an honorary consul in Turkey for selling boats to migrants.
"The minister has just ordered her suspension," the foreign ministry told AFP following a television report showing the woman in her sailing goods shop in the Turkish resort town of Bodrum.
Outside the shop hung a French flag and a plaque identifying her as an honorary consul representing France.