Daily Archives: September 3, 2020

News and Views 7th: US lifting its arms embargo on Cyprus, 3 September 2020

In enclosed file, you can find the 7th issue of News and Views on the US lifting its arms embargo on Cyprus. With regards, CHP Foreign Relations CHP_ForeignRelations_3September2020.pdf

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Turkey remains off EU’s safe travel list amid COVID-19 outbreak

Duvar English Turkish citizens are set to be banned from Europe –again– as the EU has reviewed its list of countries from which the bloc will allow non-essential travel. Turkey excluded from EU’s coronavirus ‘safe’ travel list again In their … Continue reading

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Turkey’s media watchdog imposes a five-day blackout on opposition Tele1 TV channel

Duvar English Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK) has slapped Tele1, an opposition TV channel, with a five-day black screen broadcast ban over statements critical of the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) and Ottoman Sultan Abdulhamit II. The Ankara Third Administrative Court … Continue reading

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Ankara Mayor Yavaş calls on 565 NGOs to prepare municipality budget together

Duvar English Ankara Mayor Mansur Yavaş has called on 565 non-governmental organizations to prepare the municipality’s budget together. “Let’s prepare our 2021 fiscal year budget together. Share your suggestions and thoughts on sharing resources and the projects you need resources … Continue reading

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Main opposition asks who profited from currency speculation over Erdoğan’s ‘good news’ announcement

Duvar English A main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy has said that Turkey’s state-owned banks have sold a significant amount of dollars after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s announcement of “good news” last week and asked who bought these dollars. … Continue reading

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Istanbul Mayor İmamoğlu describes Gezi as ‘one of the most important struggles of Turkish history’

Duvar English Istanbul Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu has said that Turkey’s 2013 Gezi Park protest movement was “one of the most important struggles of the Turkish history.” Thousands mark Gezi Park protests on seventh anniversary İmamoğlu made the comments on Aug. … Continue reading

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CHP News: Main opposition CHP leader criticizes gov’t over Victory Day restrictions

Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaorğlu slammed the government over restrictions brought to Aug. 30 Victory Day celebrations due to the coronavirus outbreak. from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/32BqvlU via HDN

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EU preparing to sanction Ankara as Merkel says bloc obliged to support Greece on Med issue

Duvar English / Reuters German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Aug. 28 that all European Union countries have an obligation to support Greece in its dispute with Turkey over claims to energy resources in the region. The chancellor added that she had … Continue reading

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Main opposition CHP warns EU over ‘Greek designs’

Turkey’s main opposition party on Aug. 31 warned the European Union not to fall for Greek designs in the Mediterranean, saying Athens is trying to isolate Turkey in the region. from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/32HeISR via HDN

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