Posts Tagged ‘baykal’

with camera, without camera

In Turkish politics on October 16, 2009 at 16:15

So some ice-breaking manouevres happen between PM Erdoğan and main opposition leader Baykal.  Mr. Baykal plays the capricious partner. They have to meet and talk about reforms but this could not be done because of Baykal’s boycott. So we hear Erdoğan sends a gently written letter and Baykal replies him back and they are now deciding the time, place and conditions of their date. Latest request includes having cameras, having all the meeting recorded. Erdoğan did not like the idea according to today’s news reports. Since when dates are recorded anyway? 🙂

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