Turkish daily news papers covered in their Tuesday editions Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan's remarks at G-20 Summit, Erdogan's talks in Mexico, fires in prisons in Turkey and support by the opposition parties to the new constitution.
"We're Island of Stability in Global Crisis," daily Sabah headlined and said that Prime Minister Erdogan informed participants about secrets how Turkey achieved economic growth during global economic crisis at the G-20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico. "We aim to be included in the 10 largest economies in the world in 2023," Erdogan said in the summit. The daily quoted Erdogan as saying that his government developed a unique model between public and private sectors.
Vatan daily wrote about PM Erdogan's talks within the scope of the G-20 Summit, stating that Erdogan had a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Erdogan and Putin discussed Syria crisis in their meeting, the daily said, adding that Erdogan would meet with U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday.
"Fires in Prison" daily Milliyet headlined and a second fire broke out at a prison in the southeastern province of Sanliurfa, where 13 inmates had died in a previous fire on June 16. The daily said that the fire started in the juvenile ward, stating that the juvenile inmates burnt their beds, injuring 42 people in the fire, adding that other fires also broke out in prisons in Gaziantep, Adana, Osmaniye and Ceyhan, injuring 47 others.
"Full Support to Constitution", paper Milliyet headlined and said that the Parliamentary Reconciliation Commission members visited the opposition parties; Republican People's Party (CHP), Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) and Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) on Monday. The daily quoted Parliament Speaker Cemil Cicek as telling opposition leaders: "We want your support and proposals." The three parties said this opportunity should not be missed, the daily said.
Fiirst-ever World Humanitarian Summit organized by the United Nations in Istanbul dominated Tuesday's headlines
Binali Yildirim meets Turkish President Erdogan to submit the new government list
Foreign minister and European Commission VP exchange views over the phone on visa-free travel for Turkish citizens in Schengen
'Turkey is one of the countries - with its open-door policy - from which Europe should take lessons,' says Guy Ryder
'We must do everything that we can to continue to discuss as it is likely that by July 1 certain things will not be put in place, in other words the visa exemption (will not be granted) as some conditions will not have been fulfilled,' German chancellor says
In air operation in northern Iraq early Monday, Turkish Air Forces destroy weapon caches, shelters, camps
Turkish president deems current humanitarian system 'inadequate for solving urgent problems'
Tuesday’s papers cover extraordinary congress where Turkey’s ruling AK Party elects new party chairman
At least 125 United Nations member states gather in Istanbul on Monday and Tuesday to address intl humanitarian concerns
Sirnak’s central Geylani Mosque has been bombed by PKK terrorists, leaving several Quran copies burnt and torn
President Erdogan asks new leader of ruling AK Party Binali Yildirim to form government
Binali Yildirim elected as AKP's new chairman, who is now set to replace Ahmet Davutoglu as prime minister
Airstrikes in northern Iraq's Qandil and Metina regions Thursday also destroyed terrorist PKK shelters
Security forces seize bomb-laden vehicle in SE Turkey
'A happy Laylat al Bara’at to our honorable nation, to our kin abroad, and to the whole world of Islam,' says Mehmet Gormez
EU has called for changes to Ankara's legislation on terrorism – a demand criticized and rejected by Turkish government