European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said on Monday her recent treatment in Turkey, where she was denied a chair at top-level talks, underscores the EU’s need to tackle sexism.In her most personal comments yet on the incident that has come to be known as “sofagate”, von der Leyen told MEPs: “I felt hurt and I felt alone as a woman, and as a European.”Much of the commentary on the affair has focused on Turkish President Recep Tayyip’s Erdogan’s diplomatic faux pas in failing to…


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