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'I felt alone as a woman': von der Leyen says Turkey chair controversy wouldn't have happened to a man
The commission president was denied a chair at top-level talks in Ankara this month.
'Ehm': Ursula von der Leyen flummoxed after chair snub during EU-Turkey talks
Seats were laid out for Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the EU’s Charles Michel in Ankara but von der Leyen had to sit on a sofa.