Analysis on Turkish Foeign policy prospects in 2005
‘There are things we can do as a friend of both sides. But this is a process and success in such processes depend on so many variables,’ says an official
Both Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Foreign Minister Abdullah Gül have announced their intensifying involvement in the Middle East, with Erdoğan saying Turkey was about to fill a huge vacuum it left by closing in on itself in the past and Gül pledging to be seen in the Middle East more frequently in the future. However, both were reticent on the details.
In a report presented to Prime Minister Erdoğan, Turkish ready-made clothing industry representatives ask for higher labor support to ensure that Turkey can compete in the global market
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Non-governmental organizations in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus have sent a letter to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, calling on him to undertake an initiative so peace talks can resume on the island and be finished before Oct. 3, 2005
Rumored changes in the Cabinet were delayed due to leaks to the press and will reportedly be carried out at the end of January
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TDN Editorial by Yusuf KANLI
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said he was planning to visit the tsunami-stricken region late this month. “I consider it as a duty to go there, meet with leaders of the affected countries,” he told reporters in the Black Sea province of Rize late Thursday.
Leaks about a Cabinet reshuffle caused Prime Minister Erdoğan to delay the process, which in turn disturbed ministers
Following Turkey’s Regional Economic Council meeting, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan gave details on issues discussed and says taxes constituted an important place in discussions
Babacan says debts to the IMF were paid thanks to positive developments in the economy and that Turkey might not need a new stand-by deal with the IMF in 2007
‘It is high time that we respond to the hue and cry from Asia. We should keep in mind one day we may be the one in need,’ says TİM’s Oğuz Satıcı
Foreign Minister Abdullah Gül said Israeli military operations in Palestinian territory would not bring security to the Jewish state.
As Parliament starts talks on handing over SSK hospitals to the Ministry of Health, rallies against the move also start
Within the framework of a new campaign, the government will use media ads to educate consumers on various topics such as credit card usage and guarantee certificates
At 'Turkey’s Regional Economic Council' meeting Prime Minister Erdoğan says the government’s goal is to 'equally develop every corner of the country and equally distribute national income'
TDN editorial by Yusuf KANLI
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