The era of coups is now over: Turkish PM
ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News
Hürriyet photoTurkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has give a response to the Parliament’s Coups and Military Memorandums Inquiry Commission.
“I and my friend paid a heavy price during the Feb. 28 [process of 1997],” Erdoğan said. The era of coups is now over, Erdoğan said, adding that coup plotters had attempted to engineer society.
Erdoğan also said speculation over his meeting with Chief of General Staff. Gen. Yaşar Büyükanıt on May 4, 2007 – during which the two are alleged to have cut a secret deal – was exagerrated and incorrect. The meeting was entirely ordinairy, he added.