Turkish National Security Council convenes

Turkish National Security Council convened on Thursday under the chairmanship of President Abdullah Gul.

Turkish National Security Council convenes

Turkish National Security Council (MGK) convened on Thursday under the chairmanship of President Abdullah Gul.

A statement was released at the end of the routine meeting of the council at the Cankaya Presidential Palace that said domestic and foreign developments regarding national security were taken up.

The statement said the meeting discussed "remarks made by certain countries over the incidents of 1915 and Turkey's initiatives on this issue and it was stressed that the history Turkey and Armenia shared can only be evaluated through an impartial and scientific approach based on undisputable evidence and documents that are free of prejudices".

The statement also said "the resolute fight against terrorism within the basic principles of democracy and law will continue until this menace is removed."

The statement said March 7 general elections in Iraq and Turkey's contacts with several Iraqi political groups were also discussed in the meeting.

The statement said the meeting also evaluated the results from a recent nuclear summit in Washington.


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