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Cyprus PIO: Turkish Cypriot and Turkish Media Review, 13-08-23

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  • [01] Survey shows that occupied Famagusta's inhabitants want return of Varosha to its legal owners and opening of Famagusta port
  • [02] Erk alleges that the Greek Cypriot side tries to create an "artificial agenda" on the issue of occupied fenced Varosha
  • [03] Eroglu said that if a precondition comes up in the Cyprus talks, then a problem may occur
  • [04] Efforts for establishing a "coalition government" continue; "All roads lead to Ankara"
  • [05] "YDU" became a member of the European Law Faculties Association (ELFA)
  • [06] Turkey recalls US 'red lines' on Syrian crisis
  • [07] Erdogan breaks into tears over slain young Egyptian girl
  • [08] UAE drags feet on huge energy project in Turkey
  • [09] Columnist argues that the attack against Ihsanoglu was due to internal political gains out in AKP
  • [10] Turkey's constitution commission unable to agree on Article 4
  • [11] Turkish daily Sabah files suit against columnist

  • [01] Survey shows that occupied Famagusta's inhabitants want return of Varosha to its legal owners and opening of the Famagusta port Under the title "Varosha must be returned to is legal owners", Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (23.08.13) reports that the Initiative for Famagusta announced yesterday the results of a survey according to which 73% of the inhabitants of occupied Famagusta expressed their support to the opening of Varosha and Famagusta port for international trade the soonest and the return of the occupied fenced city of Varosha's to its legal owners. Representatives of the initiative held yesterday a press conference at the Home for Cooperation in the buffer zone in Nicosia and announced the results of the survey regarding Varosha and the port of Famagusta. Speaking on behalf of the Initiative, Okan Dagli said that the majority of the participants in the survey expressed the view that the "proposal as regards Varosha and the ports" would positively influence the comprehensive solution of the Cyprus problem, adding that this result refutes the position that "the opening of Varosha would decrease the belief in a solution". Dagli recalled that the Initiative for Famagusta was established three years ago in the area of Famagusta, taking into consideration the non-solution in Cyprus and having the aim of producing a "Peace Project". He said that it would be impossible to produce a solution to the problem in a process during which the communities do not participate, cannot cooperate in various fields and cannot hold contacts. Dagli noted that the area of Famagusta could potentially contribute in inter-communal cooperation and approach in the economic, social and cultural fields. Dagli argued that the people living in Famagusta's north and south wish a solution more than the people living in other areas and expressed the view that this is shown by the results of the referendum [in 2004] and the bi-communal activities. Noting that the demilitarization of occupied fenced Varosha and its return to its legal owners under UN administration would pave the way for economic, social and cultural cooperation, Dagli said that this cooperation could play the role of catalyzer in the solution of the Cyprus problem. Dagli went on and argued: "We find deficient and insufficient the statements by the Greek Cypriot leadership that says 'make a gesture by returning Varosha to us' or by the Turkish Cypriot leadership that says 'Varosha is a part of the comprehensive solution'. Both Famagusta port and Varosha have potentials that could pave the way for cooperation and economic development of the two communities without waiting for a solution?" Dagli said that the survey was conducted between 31 July and 5 August 2013 by "Kibrisim Call Centre" under the coordination of Muharrem Amcazade among people living in Famagusta area. The survey was conducted through telephone interviews with the participation of 403 persons older than 18. According to the paper, 73% of the participants in the survey said that the port of Famagusta and Varosha must open for international trade and the settlement of its legal owners the soonest. Only 4% of the participants said they definitely oppose to this development. When asked to express their position on the view that "if a solution to the Cyprus problem is not found, the port of Famagusta and Varosha should remain in their current situation", 50% said they do not agree with this view, 3% said they definitely agree and 37 % said they agree. Asked what they expected from the opening of Varosha and Famagusta port to international trade, 4% said that this will cause deterioration of their economic problems and unemployment, 2% said that it will have no influence, and 90% said the situation as regards the economic problems and unemployment in the area will be improved. Asked about the influence of the opening of the port of Famagusta and Varosha for international trade on the relations between the two communities, 59.3% of the participants in the survey said that it will have positive influence, 23% argued that it will have negative influence and 13% expressed the view that it will have no influence. Asked about the influence of the same development on the Cyprus problem, 58% of the participants in the survey said that this will have positive influence on the comprehensive solution of the Cyprus problem, 15% noted that this will have negative influence and 11% said that it will have no influence. (I/Ts.)
  • [02] Erk alleges that the Greek Cypriot side tries to create an "artificial agenda" on the issue of occupied fenced Varosha Under the title "They do not prefer peace", Turkish Cypriot daily Star Kibris newspaper (23.08.13) reports that Kutlay Erk, self-styled minister of foreign affairs of the breakaway regime in the occupied area of the Republic of Cyprus, has alleged that the demand of the Greek Cypriot side as regards the return of occupied fenced Varosha to its legal owners is a "postponing tactic" [for the solution of the Cyprus problem]. In an interview with Star Kibris, Erk argued that in spite of the fact that in various platforms, the Turkish side has expressed the view that Varosha is a part of the comprehensive solution of the Cyprus problem, the Greek Cypriot side exerts efforts to allegedly create an artificial agenda within the country and abroad with "scenarios" it prepares. Erk claimed that the Greek Cypriot side puts forward some issues having the intention of postponing the problem. Citing statement allegedly made by former Foreign Minister Nikos Rolandis that Varosha had been proposed seven times by the Turkish side to the Greek side which rejected this proposal, Erk went on and alleged: "Now the Cyprus problem has been turned into an issue of exploitation in Cyprus' internal politics. The people are told 'be patient, you will take your rights'?" Erk argued that the reason for bringing the issue of Varosha onto the agenda prior to the resumption of the negotiations in October is an effort exerted by the Greek Cypriots to camouflage their lack of will for a solution by creating the ground for an infertile debate on this issue. Erk claimed that the Greek Cypriots are satisfied with the current status quo on the island and with being internationally recognized as the representative of Cyprus. He argued that the Greek Cypriots are not ready to share power with the Turkish Cypriots. Erk alleged that it is as if the Greek Cypriot side sees that war will happen in the future and in order to win this war it cooperates with many countries such as Israel and China and secures to Russia and France the possibility of using military bases. He reiterated his allegation that peace and stability in Cyprus and in the region are threatened by "the revival of the plans of permitting to the Russian Federation" to use the airbase in Pafos. (I/Ts.)
  • [03] Eroglu said that if a precondition comes up in the Cyprus talks, then a problem may occur Turkish Cypriot daily Haberdar (23.08.13) reports that the Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu, during a meeting with a delegation from Buca municipality of Izmir's province, in Turkey, claimed that the Turkish Cypriots support the continuous relations with Turkey in d?tente, which was reportedly safeguarded with Turkey's invasion in 1974, and try to live as two brother countries without problems. Noting that the geography around Cyprus has some serious problems, Eroglu claimed that the occupation regime continues its existence in tranquillity and confidence due to Turkey's guarantees. Moreover, according to illegal Bayrak television (online, 22.08.13), Eroglu, commenting on the latest developments of Cyprus talks, reminded the decision of the talks' resumption in October, which was taken during the dinner with President Anastasiades in May, because September is the month of the UN meetings. Eroglu also said that Anastasiades reportedly is working on the method of participation in the negotiations and that he is going to send a letter to the UN and to EU on his preparatory work. Eroglu noted: "If a precondition comes up, then a problem may occur" and reiterated his opinion that the fenced off town of Varosha is not a separate issue, but part of a comprehensive solution.
  • [04] Efforts for establishing a "coalition government" continue; "All roads lead to Ankara" Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (23.08.13) reports that the central administrative committee and the council of the Republican Turkish Party ? United Forces (CTP-BG) discussed in detail last night the negotiations, which were held with the Democratic Party ? National Forces (DP-UG) for establishing a "coalition government" and resulted in disagreement. Noting that no decision was taken last night, the paper writes that the CTP-BG felt the need to take the views by its members and its regional organizations. The party organs will convene again on Monday and determine their strategy as regards the establishment of a "government" in the light of the decision to be taken by the members of the party. CTP-BG's chairman, Ozkan Yorgancioglu said that they would take the decision that concerns their future by discussing with the basis of their party and that they would not meet with any other party at this stage. Yorgancioglu noted that they will evaluate all alternatives, including the alternative of returning the duty of establishing a "government" to Turkish Cypriot leader Eroglu. Meanwhile, Kibris reports also that after the failure to agree with the CTP-BG, DP-UG's council convened last night and gave to its chairman, Serdar Denktas the authority to hold meetings for establishing a "coalition government" with the National Unity Party (UBP) and the Social Democracy Party (TDP). Denktas issued a statement yesterday noting that they could not agree in the sharing of the "ministries" with the CTP-BG, as Yorgancioglu rejected his proposal for giving to DP-UG one of the "ministries" of finance or interior. Denktas said that they discussed the main principles first and reached "consensus to a great extend". Noting that in spite of the fact that their disagreement on the Cyprus problem continued to exist from the very beginning, the DP-UG clearly stated that it would not sabotage the new negotiating process, but it would not accept the "United Federal Cyprus" expression which is contrary to its policy. It was decided that the issue would be discussed by the leaders of the parties. Meanwhile, Turkish Cypriot daily Afrika newspaper (23.08.13) reports that the CTP-BG could not dare to start negotiations with the UBP after its discussions with the DP-UG were interrupted, because of the voices heard in the basis of the party saying that establishing a "government" with the UBP is "impossible". Under the title "All roads lead to Ankara", Turkish Cypriot daily Ortam newspaper (23.08.13) reports that "the picture of a new government" came to light with the insistent statements by former Turkish Cypriot leader Talat in favour of a CTP-UBP "coalition government" and with the recent visit of the future leader of the UBP, Huseyin Ozgrugun to Ankara. Noting that the CTP-BG "came to the point to which Talat has been referring for days", the paper writes that "CTP-BG's reaching this point through tortuous ways, created the impression in the community that a scenario was played" and "this scenario was influenced by the Ankara wind which blows through Talat". Finally, Turkish Cypriot daily Gunes newspaper (23.08.13) reports that the negotiations for establishing a "coalition" will continue between CTP and UBP. Huseyin Ozgrugun stated that at this stage the decision of the CTP-BG's council is important and added that "the UBP will not leave the country without a government". He said that the UBP is ready to discuss the establishment of a "government" with the CTP and pointed out that during the two preparatory meetings they had held recently with the CTP they said that everything could be discussed, but now the situation has reached "a different point". He said that in case the CTP goes to the UBP for establishing a "coalition", their priority would be to agree on principles. (I/Ts.)
  • [05] "YDU" became a member of the European Law Faculties Association (ELFA) According to Turkish Cypriot daily Vatan (23.08.13), the faculty of law of the illegal Near East University ("YDU") announced that it has become member of the European Law Faculties Association (ELFA). "YDU", in a statement, said that the European Law Faculties Association (ELFA) was founded in 1995 in Leuven by more than 80 Faculties of Law located in different universities across Europe, adding that the organisation now has more than 200 members from countries within the E.U. and beyond.
  • [06] Turkey recalls US 'red lines' on Syrian crisis According to Turkish daily Hurriyet Daily News (online, 23.08.13), Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Aug. 22 that a "red line was crossed" in Syria, calling for international action after reports of a massacre involving chemical weapons. The phrase was an apparent reference to President Barack Obama's statement last year that chemical weapon usage represented a "red line" for the U.S. Davutoglu visited the British and German capitals for talks, mainly to ask for Europe to increase pressure on Egypt. However, Syria topped the agenda due to the latest report of a massacre by regime forces, he stated. "All red lines have been crossed, but still the U.N. Security Council has not even been able to take a decision. This is a responsibility for the sides who still set these red lines, and for all of us," Davutoglu told reporters at a joint conference with his German counterpart Guido Westerwelle in Berlin. Last year, Obama issued his "red line" to the Syrian regime, saying he would ensure that Damascus suffered "enormous consequences" if chemical weapons were used, or even if they were being prepared for deployment. The main Syrian opposition group claims that as many as 1,300 people were killed in a chemical weapons attack on rebel areas near Damascus on Aug. 21. Davutoglu said the U.N. Security Council had been too hesitant in the face of the bloodletting in Syria. "If we don't manage to pass sanctions, we will lose the power to create a deterrent. If we don't act decisively, even worse massacres will follow," he said. Phone conversation with Kerry Speaking in London, Davutoglu also told reporters that he had held phone discussions with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, upon the latter's request. "When we started these visits, Egypt was the priority on our agenda. However, developments have made Syria an even more urgent matter. With Mr. Hague, we shared the information that we had in our hands and evaluated our perspectives," Davutoglu told reporters after his meeting with his British counterpart. "We tried to develop a common perspective on the policy that could be put in practice. We share the same opinions on Syria. We discussed the issue in the same way with Mr. Kerry as well," he added.
  • [07] Erdogan breaks into tears over slain young Egyptian girl Under the above title, Turkish daily Today's Zaman (online, 22.08.13) reported that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan broke into tears on a televised program aired on Ulke TV late on Thursday when senior Muslim Brotherhood politician Mohammad al-Beltagy's letter to his daughter, who was killed by the Egyptian security forces in a crackdown in Cairo on Aug. 14, was read at the end of the program. Speaking on a wide array of issues ranging from the recent alleged use of chemical weapons in Damascus to the surging number of Syrian refugees crossing the border to Turkey, Erdogan broke into tears at the end of the program when a video was aired in which Beltagy's letter to his daughter following her death was read. Erdogan, who could not speak for a few minutes, said the video reminded him of the difficult days of the late 1990s, when he was banned from politics and sent to prison. Erdogan said he could rarely meet with his children during his busy and turbulent political life. He said his daughter one day complained about the situation. Commenting on the recent alleged use of chemical weapons in the suburbs of Damascus, Erdogan slammed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for perpetrating massacres against his own people. Noting that more than 100,000 people were killed since the beginning of the uprising against the regime, the Turkish Prime Minister said the Syrian president is bent on destroying everything in the country. Erdogan said Turkey now hosts 500,000 Syrian refugees and has spent more than $2 billion to meet the needs of the refugees accommodated in a number of camps across south and southeast Turkey. Erdogan also lambasted the Iranian leadership for its unwavering support for the Syrian regime, saying that Tehran didn't appreciate enough Turkish support for Iran in the international arena just a few years ago. Emphasizing Turkey's rejection of any sectarian-based policy, Erdoan told reporters that he expressed his distaste and disappointment over Iran's policies in the region to Iranian officials, including Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamanei during his visit to the country. The Turkish Prime Minister did not hide his exasperation over the inertia that has engulfed the international community when he vehemently criticized the United Nations for its inability to issue a strong condemnation of the chemical attack, let alone conducting an immediate investigation at the site. Erdogan also argued that the simmering political conflict in Egypt could be part of an international plot to detract international attention from enduring atrocities in Syria. As for the release of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Erdogan said it could have been pre-planned following the military coup that toppled Egypt's first democratically elected leader, Mohammed Morsi. "It always happens in the same way. We also witnessed it during military coups in our country. It seems the roadmap [for Mubarak's release] was drawn up by the military junta following the coup," Erdogan said. According to the paper, as 2014 -- an election year with local, parliamentary and presidential elections -- nears, polls have been increasingly conducted to measure how many votes political parties in Parliament would get if an election is held today. Erdogan said his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) would get more than 50% of votes in the upcoming parliamentary elections, three different polls show. He said three different surveys, which were conducted upon request of the ruling party, indicate that AKP respectively would get 51.4%, 51.9% and 51.5% of votes if an election is held today. The poll results suggest that, Erdogan says, his party still has a strong popular mandate despite mounting criticism against his government policies over the past months.
  • [08] UAE drags feet on huge energy project in Turkey According to Turkish daily Hurriyet Daily News (online, 23.08.13), the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which promised in January to invest $12 billion in Turkey's Afin Elbistan power plant, appears now to be dragging its feet on the huge project. The UAE could not keep up progress on the project as it had sought a Turkish partner but couldn't find one, sources familiar with the matter said. Energy-hungry Turkey signed a landmark deal with the UAE to develop its coal fields in the south with a giant project worth nearly $12 billion. The deal was made between the Abu Dhabi-based, government-controlled TAQA and Turkey's state-run electricity company EUA^ in January. After the intergovernmental agreement had been made, some progress was seen on the way to establish a partnership scheme. While 35% of the project was given to EUA^, the remaining 65% was held by the TAQA. After the partnership scheme had been established, the host country agreement was supposed to be made. The TAQA, however, decided to seek a Turkish partner at this stage to give up to 14% of its 65% of share in the project. The TAQA intended to ask its potential Turkish partner to make a financing contribution of around $1.7 billion. Potential Turkish partners do not look favourably on an "immediate" financing contribution, according to the sources. The TAQA have met some Turkish companies to build a partnership, but these companies are hesitating to provide the required money.
  • [09] Columnist argues that the attack against Ihsanoglu was due to internal political gains out in AKP Under the title "News Analysis: Attack against OIC chief is a road accident", Serkan Demirtas, writing in Turkish daily Hurriyet Daily News (online, 23.08.13), argues that Celik and Bozdag, two prominent figures from the AKP, seem to be after internal political gains out of their attack against Ihsanoglu, as following: "Senior ruling party officials' strongly-worded criticisms against the secretary-general of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, are still one of the most-debated issues in the capital and elsewhere, as this sort of a campaign against a Turkish international figure has never been witnessed in the past. When digging to find out the reasons of this campaign, it has been revealed that along with some communication problems between the foreign policy decision-makers and senior party officials, a number of internal political motivations played an important role in what a senior government official described as 'a road accident'. Here is how all this happened: Ihsanoglu was elected as the secretary-general of the 57-member OIC in 2005 as a result of the Turkish government's intense work with Abdullah Gul, as the Foreign Minister of that time, playing the most crucial role. Ihsanoglu, who spent more than two decades as the founding Director General of the Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA), a subsidiary body of the OIC, was born in Egypt and has a deep knowledge of this country. His election as the head of the OIC, whose headquarters is based in Jeddah and therefore is under Saudi Arabia's influence, was one of the most important early successes of the Justice and Development Party (AKP). That's why deputy leader of the AKP, Huseyin Celik, and Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag's fierce reaction against Ihsanoglu created a shocking effect on many people, including Ihsanoglu himself. Celik, via his Twitter account, and Bozdag, in a televised interview, lashed out at Ihsanoglu on Sunday (Aug. 18), while the latter called on the OIC chief to resign due to inaction of his international body in the face of a brutal crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood protestors. The Hurriyet Daily News learned that Celik and Bozdag's reactions were the reflection of a foreign policy meeting held in Istanbul on Saturday (Aug. 17) under the leadership of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. At that meeting, foreign policy decision-makers reviewed options to mobilize the international community against the junta regime in Egypt and of course whether or not to make an appeal to the OIC. After deliberations, it was concluded that an appeal to the OIC for an extraordinary meeting would be useless, as many of member countries have already declared their support to the coup plotters and the necessary majority for such a reunion would never be provided. But this conclusion of that meeting on Saturday could not be effectively spread among the AKP's senior officials, which brought about a communication mistake and therefore this road accident, according to sources. Following these public criticisms, the Daily News learned that Ihsanoglu phoned Erdogan and other senior Turkish officials to ask the reason for such statements. Ihsanoglu once again reiterated the OIC's position with regard to developments in Egypt and stressed that there was no appeal for a meeting from any member country. Ihsanoglu for President? Celik and Bozdag, two prominent figures from the AKP, seem to be after internal political gains out of their attack against Ihsanoglu. But the political dimension of this attack is not limited to these two politicians' daily profits. In Ankara, there are rumours floating about that an early attack against Ihsanoglu could have a perfect connection with the upcoming presidential elections, as high-level international personalities are always regarded as potential contenders for the presidency. Yet another frequently mentioned dimension of this attack is the fact that slamming Ihsanoglu would also reflect unease towards President Abdullah Gul's foreign policy approaches, which are not always parallel with those of the government."
  • [10] Turkey's constitution commission unable to agree on Article 4 According to news portal World bulletin (online, 22.08.13), the parliamentary Constitutional Reconciliation Commission, which convened on Wednesday to discuss Article 4 of the Turkish Constitution, which states that the first three articles of the constitution cannot be amended and their amendment cannot even be suggested, could not come to an agreement during their five-hour meeting. The four political parties in the parliamentary commission are seeking consensus on the issue of non-amendable articles in the constitution. The parties could not reach an agreement during Wednesday's meeting and the issue was postponed for discussion during a meeting on Friday. The Republican People's Party (CHP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) are against any discussion over the articles while the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) say a new constitution cannot be drafted without discussing the articles. Speaking about the commission meeting, Parliament Speaker Cemil Cicek said on Thursday that the discussions over Article 4 will continue in an upcoming commission meeting, adding that consensus over this issue carries great importance for the success of the constitution drafting process. Pointing to the difficulty of the parliamentary Constitutional Reconciliation Commission in coming to an agreement on the first four articles of the constitution, AKP Deputy Chairman Mustafa Sentop, speaking with Today's Zaman, criticized the tough stance adopted by the CHP and the MHP regarding possible changes to the first three non-amendable articles of the constitution. "Even the Sept. 12 coup plotters [the drafters of the current 1982 Constitution] were not as rigid in their stance over the first three articles as the CHP and the MHP currently are. The generals placed these articles under protection in terms of principles but opened the door for slight changes to the text, wording and expressions in the articles. However, what we observe today is that the CHP and the MHP are adopting a more rigid view of not amending the articles and a tougher stance than the five generals in the Sept. 12 coup junta," Sentop said Criticizing the attitude adopted by the CHP in the last two weeks in the process of drafting a new constitution, Sentop said the CHP members in the parliamentary commission behave as though they are from two different political parties. Requesting that the CHP revise its members appointed to the commission, Sentop said: "After a CHP representative in the commission agreed on an article along with members from the other three parties, another CHP member says he objects to the article. If a political party is sincere about drafting a new constitution, it should appoint serious and sincere representatives to the constitution-making commission." Speaking to reporters following the commission meeting on Wednesday, CHP Konya deputy Atilla Kart said that the CHP will never discuss changes to the first three articles of the constitution. Stating that all the political parties in the commission have expressed their views regarding changing those articles during the five-hour meeting, Kart said: "The first three articles of the constitution carry symbolic meaning. Therefore, the CHP will not be involved in any kind of discussion over changes to these three articles. We will also not allow others to discuss it." MHP deputy Faruk Bal told Today's Zaman that the attitudes of the parties in the commission are all very different from each other, stating that the MHP will not allow the first three articles to be changed.
  • [11] Turkish daily Sabah files suit against columnist Turkish daily Hurriyet Daily News (online, 23.08.13) with the above title reports that Turkish daily Sabah has filed a compensation lawsuit worth 50,000 Turkish Liras against prominent journalist Cengiz Candar for his views expressed on international web page Al-Monitor on press freedom in Turkey. Candar's definition of daily Sabah in his piece, "Sabah, the biggest daily controlled by the state," spurred the daily to file the complaint, Candar wrote yesterday in his column in daily Radikal. The daily Sabah's accusations during the Gezi Park unrest against the columnists writing for Al-Monitor moved Candar to write a column on press freedom in Turkey for Al-Monitor, which was published on July 5. "Al-Monitor has been hit by its share of the defamation campaign. Of course, along with Al-Monitor, those who regularly write for it from Turkey are also targeted, with my own name at the top of the list. [...] one of the media organs under government control decided Al-Monitor also belonged there. A website called Medyagundem said to be under the supervision of Sabah, the biggest daily controlled by the state, accused Al-Monitor on June 28 of being a "subcontractor of the Zionist lobby." Candar wrote July 5. Medyagundem, linked to the daily Sabah, had accused Al-Monitor of being "a Zionist media." "There is a website called Al-Monitor... Obviously, it is a costly operation. You can find local language articles in English on this site. Its selection of news and articles is meticulously made and is highly professional. Its main theme is the news and analysis that will serve the interests of Israel and the global Zionist network... Works of anyone who is a sworn enemy of Islamists and conservative administrations and actors are translated immediately into English... Some of its Turkish writers are interesting. This team that complains about their own country to the West in an Islamophobic, Zionist media organ has not come together by coincidence ..." Candar said compensation cases were the new method of those who are seeking new ways to repress the opposition in Turkey. TURKISH AFFAIRS SECTION
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