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Turkish Press Review, 97-05-09

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From: Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs <http://www.mfa.gov.tr>


CONTENTS

  • [01] TURKEY AND POLAND TO ESTABLISH STRATEGIC COOPERATION
  • [02] TURKISH SCIENTIST WORKING AT NASA
  • [03] TRAINING PLANE CRASHES: 2 PILOTS KILLED
  • [04] 32 PKK MILITANTS KILLED IN SOUTHEAST OPERATIONS
  • [05] FOREIGN JOURNALISTS IN GAP
  • [06] EMLAK BANK TO OPEN A BRANCH IN GERMANY
  • [07] TURKEY'S GROWTH RATE INCREASES
  • [08] CHAIRMAN OF THE TURCO-AMERICAN ASSOCIATIONS FEDERATION DIES
  • [09] KARADAYI VISITS ALBANIA
  • [10] CEVIK BIR GOES TO CYPRUS
  • [11] FOREIGN PROPOSAL FOR IZMIR TERM TRANSACTIONS MARKET
  • [12] ERBAKAN SENDS A LETTER TO SADDAM HUSEYIN
  • [13] NEW UN PACKAGE FOR CYPRUS
  • [14] SAUDI ARABIAN PRINCE IN ISTANBUL
  • [15] OPPORTUNITY FOR SMALL FIRMS IN GERMANY
  • [16] MOVES TO ATTRACT FOREIGN INVESTMENT

  • TURKISH PRESS REVIEW

    MAY 9, 1997

    Summary of the political and economic news in the Turkish press this morning

    [01] TURKEY AND POLAND TO ESTABLISH STRATEGIC COOPERATION

    President Suleyman Demirel announced to the Polish Parliament that his current visit to Poland was important for the establishment of strategic cooperation between the two countries, a plan which promises to have a bright future. He added that in order to achieve this, the private sector should be involved, and that a free trade agreement between Turkey and Poland should be concluded as soon as possible.

    Demirel also provided information about Turkey to the Turco-Polish Business Council. He said that there were approximately 1000 Turkish businessmen working in Poland, and he invited their Polish counterparts to Turkey. President Demirel also had a 45-minute meeting with Polish Prime Minister Wlodwzimierz Cimoszewicz. /Milliyet/

    [02] TURKISH SCIENTIST WORKING AT NASA

    NASA wants to continue the experimental project dealing with the flight of the Columbia Space Shuttle, which was designed in 1995 by Nurcan Bac, a Turkish professor from METU. If the same or a more improved experiment is carried out by the International Space Station on Turkey's behalf, NASA will be pleased," the Anatolia news agency reported on Thursday.

    [03] TRAINING PLANE CRASHES: 2 PILOTS KILLED

    Two pilots died when an air force T-37C training jet crashed near the western town of Akhisar near Manisa on Thursday. Military sources identified the deceased pilots as Ltu. Hasan Demirel and Ltu. Ibrahim Ozturk. The jet, which took off from Cigli Air Base near Izmir, was on a training mission when the accident occured. Air Force Commander General Ahmet Corekci visited the crash site and was briefed on the accident. Further investigation into the incident is continuing. /Sabah/

    [04] 32 PKK MILITANTS KILLED IN SOUTHEAST OPERATIONS

    Thirty-two militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) have been killed by security forces in the southeastern provinces of Hakkari and Bitlis. Meanwhile in Sirnak one militant was captured while another surrendered to government forces. /Cumhuriyet/

    [05] FOREIGN JOURNALISTS IN GAP

    Attending tour organized by the Southeast Anatolian Project (GAP) Administration, representatives of the foreign press, agencies and newspapers in Turkey visited the Chairman of the Chamber of Trade and Industry, Sirin Yigit, in Diyarbakir. The 50-member group continued their contacts in Diyarbakir after visiting Sanliurfa and Mardin. /Hurriyet/

    [06] EMLAK BANK TO OPEN A BRANCH IN GERMANY

    Emlak Bank and the European- Turkish Businessmen's Association (ATIAD) will open a joint bank in Germany. It is expected that preparations will be finished by September. Emlak Bank is also continuing its efforts to open a branch in New York and an off-shore bank in Cyprus. Emlak Bank has increased its share to 6.5 % in Turkey's foreign trade activities. Bank officials said that they aimed to increase their share to 15 %. /Sabah/

    [07] TURKEY'S GROWTH RATE INCREASES

    World Bank Vice-President, Jean-Francois Rischard said in statement to Finance Magazine that Turkey had a high 7 % growth rate. Announcing that this rate was among the highest percentages in the world, Richard said that Turkey had a dynamic private sector and geographical advantages. /Sabah/

    [08] CHAIRMAN OF THE TURCO-AMERICAN ASSOCIATIONS FEDERATION DIES

    Chairman of the Turkish-American Associations Federation, Dr. Sevket Karaduman died yesterday. Karaduman, who was 45 years old, has been the chairman of the federation since 1993. The body of Dr. Karaduman will be flown back to Turkey today, foa a funeral in his home town. /Hurriyet/

    [09] KARADAYI VISITS ALBANIA

    Chief of General Staff Gen.Ismail Hakki Karadayi is going to Tirana, the capital of Albania, today to make contacts and inspect the Turkish unit taking part in the multi-national force established because of the conflict in that country. /Cumhuriyet/

    [10] CEVIK BIR GOES TO CYPRUS

    Deputy Chief of General Staff Gen.Cevik Bir is going to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) today. Bir, who will stay in the TRNC for three days, will inspect the Turkish Peace Forces and the Cypriot Turk Regiment. Bir will also hold contacts with TRNC officials regarding political developments in Cyprus and hold meetings with commanders of the Peace Forces and the regiment. /Cumhuriyet/

    [11] FOREIGN PROPOSAL FOR IZMIR TERM TRANSACTIONS MARKET

    The World Bank has brought three important proposals for cooperation from the US, Egypt and the Netherlands to the Izmir Board of Trade regarding the Izmir Term Transactions Market. A World Bank delegation headed by Severin Kodderitzsch visited Izmir on Wednesday. The delegation conveyed a proposal for partnership from the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) to officials of the Izmir Board of Trade who said that they would take up the proposals of the World Bank in the forthcoming days. Meanwhile, a five-person delegation headed by Uzbekistan Minister Yuriy Saronov also met with officials of the Izmir Board of Trade. Saronov called for cooperation and requested support for the development of the Uzbek stock exchange. /Cumhuriyet/

    [12] ERBAKAN SENDS A LETTER TO SADDAM HUSEYIN

    Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Recai Kutan went to Baghdad, the capital of Iraq, with an 18-person delegation yesterday. Kutan will hold meetings to develop political and economic relations. Kutan, who will stay in Iraq for three days, will meet with Iraqi Head of State Saddam Huseyin, Deputy President Taha Yasin Ramazan, Deputy Prime Minister Tarik Aziz and the Iraqi Energy and Oil Minister. During the meetings, the issue of increasing the amount of oil transported to Turkey through the Kirkuk-Yumurtalik oil pipeline will be taken up. Kutan will deliver a letter from Turkish Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan to Saddam Huseyin. /Milliyet/

    [13] NEW UN PACKAGE FOR CYPRUS

    It is reported that Gustave Feissel, Cyprus Special Deputy Envoy of the UN Secretary-General Annan, has completed his contacts in New York and brought a package of proposals which aims to overcome difficulties regarding issues such as sovereignty and equality. According to a Greek Cypriot radio, Feissel will return to Cyprus from New York tomorrow and will meet with Greek Cypriot leader Glafkos Klerides and President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) Rauf Denktas separately. /Milliyet/

    [14] SAUDI ARABIAN PRINCE IN ISTANBUL

    The son-in-law of Saudi Arabian King Fahd, Prince Muhammed Fahd Al Suderi arrived in Turkey yesterday. In a statement to press members at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, Suderi said that they wanted to make investments in Turkey in tourism and municipalities and will hold meetings to this end. Suderi will stay in Turkey for 10 days. /Sabah/

    [15] OPPORTUNITY FOR SMALL FIRMS IN GERMANY

    Visyon Group, a Turkish company operating in Germany, has opened up a "Connection Business Centre" in Dusseldorf to help small and medium sized Turkish companies operate more effectively in Germany.

    The business centre will provide very cheap but well equipped office facilities to companies just starting out in Germany. President of the Vizyon Group, Ulvi Alkan, said that his centre was there to help Turkish companies reach bigger and better targets in Germany. /Cumhuriyet/

    [16] MOVES TO ATTRACT FOREIGN INVESTMENT

    Steps are being taken to encourage more foreign investment in Turkey now that the privatization process has taken tighter hold. President of the Privatization Administration, Ismail Karakaya, has been holding meetings in Washingon to build up confidence in the Turkish market. The MIGA Agency (multilateral investment guarantee agency) will set up promotions to encourage foreign interest in the Turkish privatization market./Milliyet/

    END


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