SOFAGATE EU Ursula says Erdogan snub was about women & misogyny
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‘Sofagate:’ Ursula von der Leyen speaks of sexism after Turkey snub
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen made a plea on Monday to advance women’s rights as she opened up about the incident dubbed “sofagate.” Three weeks ago, von der Leyen was seated apart from her male counterparts during a meeting of EU leaders with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara.
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