Berlin (AP) - Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has defended his appearance together with the Turkish colleague Mevlüt Cavusoglu in Ankara, where he criticized the Syria plan of Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. At that time he answered questions from journalists - more than a week ago. He also did not mention the name of the colleague, said Maas in the evening at the event "Berliner Salon" of the editorial network Germany. He had also previously commented on the proposal.