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Turkish Press Review, 97-08-06

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


CONTENTS

  • [01] TOP FOREIGN POLICY MAKERS MEET PRESIDENT
  • [02] INCREASE IN INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION
  • [03] EXPORT BOOM
  • [04] IMKM PRESIDENT HOSPITALIZED
  • [05] IMF PRAISES THE NEW GOVERNMENT
  • [06] FM CEM OFF TO LEFKOSA

  • TURKISH PRESS REVIEW

    AUGUST 6, 1997

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

    [01] TOP FOREIGN POLICY MAKERS MEET PRESIDENT

    Top level government officials gathered for a foreign policy summit at the presidential palace yesterday. In a two-and-a-half hour meeting President Demirel discussed recent foreign policy developments with Prime Minister Mesut Yilmaz, Deputy Prime Ministers Bulent Ecevit and Ismet Sezgin, State Ministers Sukru Sina Gurel, Ahad Andican, Isin Celebi, Refaiddin Sahin, Foreign Minister Ismail Cem and a number of other officials.

    Hot issues such as the Cyprus problem, relations with EU and relations with Greece were high on the meeting's agenda. No statement was released after the meeting. /All papers/

    [02] INCREASE IN INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION

    Industrial production for June rose by 9.8 percent in comparison to June 1996, outstripping Turkey's gross national product growth rate for the first quarter of the year amounting to 5.6 percent. According to State Statistics Institute figures, there was a 10.6 percent in manufacturing, and a 7.6 percent increase in the electric, gas and water sector. /All papers/

    [03] EXPORT BOOM

    Exports for July increased by 17 percent in comparison to the same month of the previous year, the Turkish Exporters' Assembly announced yesterday. Exports for July amounted to 2.254 billion dollars with a 22 percent increase in textile exports and 36 percent increase in raw material exports. /Cumhuriyet/

    [04] IMKM PRESIDENT HOSPITALIZED

    The president of the Istanbul Stock Exchange Tuncay Artun was rushed to the International Hospital yesterday after slipping into a diabetic coma, hospital officials said. Artun, suffering from a pancreas infection, was under intensive care and was attached to a respiratory machine. /All papers/

    [05] IMF PRAISES THE NEW GOVERNMENT

    International Monetary Fund (IMF) members have declared that they welcome the ANASOL-D coalition government's economic projects. The IMF officials reported that the Turkish economy realised an average 8 percent growth in the 1995-1996 period. They added that there would be an estimated 5.5 percent growth rate in the economy in 1997 and that the export rate would highly increase.

    The IMF Executive Board noted that growth in Turkish economy was based on strong trends and that foreign exchange reserves were at sufficient levels. It was stressed that Turkey's economic potential would be maintained by a stable macro-economic environment. It was further pointed out that foreign investment would have to be encouraged to speed up the privatization process and that legal changes in line with those needs should be realised as soon as possible. /Cumhuriyet/

    [06] FM CEM OFF TO LEFKOSA

    Turkish Foreign Minister Ismail Cem will go to Lefkosa in order to exchange views with President Rauf Denktas of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus before the second round of talks between Rauf Denktas and Glafkos Clerides, leader of the Greek Cypriot community on 11 August.

    At a foreign policy meeting held yesterday at the presidency, the Cyprus issue was discussed in detail. FM sources reported that Cem would also convey the results of the meeting and a message from President Suleyman Demirel to Denktas. /Milliyet/

    END


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