TURKEY PRES SCAN ON JULY 11

These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on July 11, 2010. The World Bulletin does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

TURKEY PRES SCAN ON JULY 11

TURKIYE
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CREDIT CARDS TO BECOME HISTORY
A system recognising the fingerprint of clients is about to be introduced in Turkey. The new system announced by Is Bankasi and VakifBank on the same day will maximise security for clients.
A fingerprint to be taken by the banks for one time only, will be the pass key. With this pass key the clients will be able to make transactions without an ATM card. The finger print taken directly from clients' fingers, will never be changed and it will not be possible to copy this.

"PEOPLE WILL GIVE THE BEST ANSWER," ERDOGAN
Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan who commented on the decision of the Constitutional Court for the first time said, "I believe our nation will give the best answer on September 12, and throw aside the coup constitution."

ZAMAN
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VICTIMS OF COUP SHOULD LISTEN TO SOUND OF THEIR CONSCIENCE, ERGIN SAYS
Turkish Minister of Justice Sadullah Ergin said that the reform package submitted to a referendum on September 12 carries changes that could be regarded as revolutionary. September 12 will be a turning point for Turkish democracy, Ergin said. The victims of coup should listen to the sound of their conscience while voting at the referendum, Ergin also said.

VAKIFBANK TO OPEN BRANCH IN IRAQ
Director General of VakifBank, Suleyman Kalkan, said that they will soon open a branch in Iraq. We are working on the opportunities that exist in our region and want to open a branch in Iraq soon, Kalkan said.

YENI SAFAK
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LETTERS REACH ADDRESSEES
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a letter to the Republican People's Party (CHP), Democratic Left Party (DSP), Felicity Party (SP) and Grand Unity Party (BBP) on Saturday requesting an appointment from the leaders of these opposition parties. Erdogan wants to meet the leaders in order to discuss the recent surge in terror acts in Turkey. So far, the DSP, SP and BBP have made positive responses to Erdogan's request. The CHP will announce its appointment time on Monday.

PROFESSIONAL ARMY A MUST IN LONG RUN, BAGIS SAYS
Turkish State Minister Egemen Bagis said that Turkey must have a professional army in the long run. There is certain weakness in our fight against terror when we send 20 years old men to certain regions after a training period of only 3-4 months, Bagis said. Turkey must have a professional army in order to be able to deal with terrorism more effectively, Bagis also said.
 

VATAN
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"I EXPECT A 'NO' IN OUR FIRST CHALLANGE," KILICDAROGLU
Republican People's Party (CHP) leader, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, who addressed a crowd in Balikesir called on citizens to vote against the constitutional amendment package.
CHP leader who was met with a warm welcome in Balikesir and its towns said, "the ballot box will come before us on September 12. This will be our first challenge. For clean politics, democracy, rights and freedoms, we will cast a 'no' vote in the referendum. Are you ready to do this in our first challenge? First we will spoil their game. And then we will take down the order they have built.

"HOW WILL THEY FACE THE PEOPLE"
Following 11 days of silence, Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to the press on his way to Bosnia. Erdogan who pointed out that CHP appealed to the court for cancellation of the referendum, said, "how will they face the people now. We shall see how they will stain this move." Erdogan will meet with Democratic Left Party (DSP) leader on Tuesday, leaders of Felicity Party (SP) and Grand Unity Party (BBP) on Wednesday. Kilicdaroglu will give the appointment date tomorrow (Monday).

CUMHURIYET
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MEETINGS WITH LEADERS: "WE EXPECT SUGGESTIONS," ERDOGAN
Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan said they expected suggestions for fight against terrorism in his meeting with leaders of political parties. "This is not just the problem of the government," said Erdogan. Erdogan said, following the decision of the Constitutional Court, the amendment package still served their goals.

"THEY ARE TRYING TO EVADE JUSTICE," KILICDAROGLU
Republican People's Party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu who launched the referendum campaign in the Aegean, said, "Mr. Recep and his fellows are concerned with securing to be tried by judges elected by them, when they fall from power. That's why they are amending the constitution."

RADIKAL
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NEW PATHS OPENING TO QANDIL
The United States has opened all air corridors in north of Iraq for the use of Turkey. The corridors were opened so that Turkey could fight against terrorist organization PKK more effectively. The aim is to wipe out the leadership of terrorist organization PKK.

CULTURAL RIGHTS WILL BE GRANTED, ARINC SAYS
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said that terrorist organization PKK could not be fully eradicated by military means and use of force. "The people there are first class citizens and are my brothers and sisters. They can speak and write in any language they prefer. They can have radio and TV stations. We will grant all cultural rights as needed," Arinc said.
 

HURRIYET
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SP AND BBP GIVE APPOINTMENT TO PREMIER: CHP TO GIVE A RESPONSE ON MONDAY
Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan's invitation letter reached Republican People's Party (CHP), Felicity Party (SP) and Grand Unity Party (BBP). SP and BBP accepted Erdogan's request to meet. Republican People's Party will give the date for the appointment after the Central Executive Board meeting on Monday.

A BURGLAR WITH AN OXYGEN TUBE IN SARAR
An armed robber who entered the Turkish store Sarar in the Madison street in New Tork, fired four shots in the air when the sales personnel refused to give any money.
Luckily, no body was hurt. The Police is after the robber who wears an oxygen mask and carries an oxygen tube due to a respiratory disease.

MILLIYET
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ERDOGAN'S POSTER IN THE HEART OF JERUSALEM
The love and respect for Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Jerusalem is so great that his poster has been posted at the entrance of the city's biggest Arabic supermarket. The owner of the market Asam Maraka has also placed two Turkish flags on the sides of the poster. Maraka was questioned by Israeli intelligence agency MOSSAD for placing Erdogan's poster and two Turkish flags in his supermarket.

SUNNY DAYS COMING SOON
Rainy days in the Marmara and western Black Sea regions of Turkey will be over as of Sunday. All corners of Turkey will feel high temperatures. The Mediterranean and south-east Anatolian regions will go through the hottest days of the summer season next week.

SABAH
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ZORLU: WE CAN NOT GO ANY WHERE WITH CLASHES
President of the Executive Board of Zorlu Holding, Ahmet Zorlu, said that the Kurdish problem could not be solved by clashes and separation. "There is no separation between Turks and Kurds. There is only one Turkey," Zorlu said.

FINGERPRINT REVOLUTION AT ATM
A new term will begin for the Turkish banking sector as of Monday. Clients of Is Bankasi and VakifBank will no longer need an ATM card or a Personal Identification Number (PIN) while conducting an interaction at ATMs. A fingerprint will be sufficient for Is Bankasi and VakifBank customers at ATMs.
 

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Güncelleme Tarihi: 11 Temmuz 2010, 10:51

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