Turkish dailies covered in their Tuesday editions the CHP's 34th congress in Ankara and the developments over a Turkish military plane's wreckage.
Most of the Turkish dailies covered the main opposition Republican People's Party's (CHP) two-day 34th congress which will begin today in Ankara. Chairman of the CHP, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, is expected to stress leftist moves, democracy and freedom. Congress' catchword was decided as "Democracy and Changes" quoted daily ZAMAN. "CHP seeks switching back to its social-democratic roots" quoted most of the Turkish dailies.
Daily MILLIYET headlined "Phoenix will bring the wreckage" over the remaining parts of the Turkish jet which was shot down 13 miles off the coast of Syria last June. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc agreed with the U.S. navy's contractor company, Phoenix, in order to bring the rest of the wreckage back to the surface. Daily MILLIYET quoted Arinc as saying, "The works will take start in a couple of days."
Turkish President Erdogan will visit China, his first since he took presidency in 2014 and will be signing a number of agreements.
An emergency meeting of NATO is being held in Brussels at the request of Turkey on Tuesday.
"It is not possible for us to continue the peace process with those who threaten our national unity and brotherhood," said Erdogan, who told a news conference in Ankara ahead of his departure on an official visit to China.
Support for Turkey stems from Gulf state’s ‘consistent stance against violence, terror,’ according to Qatari FM
Aselsan has signed a contract for the supply of a Tactical Area Communications System
Counter-terrorism police arrested suspects in eastern Mus province following Monday night shooting
Plans for a security zone in northern Syria dominates Tuesday's headlines
Turkey seeks to make NATO understend "their intentions correctly"
This will be Erdogan's first visit to China since 2012
Conflict with PKK 'in the past brought so much suffering and grief to the people of Turkey', says Ban Ki-moon
Turkish PM warns against the misconception that since Turkey is going through a transitional period, its security forces are incapable of taking measures
Turkish president informs the leaders about Turkey's anti-terrorist operations
Wednesday meeting will follow Turkish airstrikes on PKK, ISIL
Air strikes by Turkish air forces against ISIL and PKK could change the regions politics
Risk analysis centers at airports, improved border security are among efforts to stop militant recruits
The Kurdish YPG has captured a town in northern Syria from ISIL fighters using the Euphrates river as a launchpad.