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.
Davutoglu says pro-Kurdish HDP party should express its sincerity to solution process with apology.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said he and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan he had discussed a transition of power in Syria away from President Bashar al-Assad during a four-hour meeting in Istanbul
A 25-year-old Serbian basketball fan was killed in Istanbul on Friday night before a Turkish Airlines Euroleague game.
Yildiz says $2 billion in oil exported so far; expresses concern for Russian gas import decline in Turkey.
Trouble flared up outside the Abdi Ikpeci Arena in Istanbul before the match when around 400 Red Star fans arrived but were banned from entering, according to RTS
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu also highlighted the importance of U.S. and Turkey relationship, especially in the current backdrop of regional turmoil
US Vice President Joe Biden has said Turkey is the only country which is expected to grow in the next decade in Europe
Gul dismisses as 'fallacious and unreal' remarks attributed to him by Iran's state-owned Press TV
Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn says he supports Turkey's bid for EU accession
Turkish officials attempted to prevent the execution but failed.
Input from developing countries and small to medium-sized enterprises are themes for Turkey's G20 presidency next year
The ratings agency also issued a "negative" outlook for Turkey, predicting GDP growth will slowly return to above 3 percent.
Biden meets with Turkish Prime Minister Davutoglu during his Istanbul visit.
The summit is expected to evaluate and endorse the "Joint Implementation Plan of Africa-Turkey Partnership 2015-2018," featuring key areas of cooperation.
Ministerial candidates nominated by interim premier Ahmed Tuma will be voted on in the meeting
Prime Minister Davutoglu says Turkey regards security of Kurdish region as vital as its own.