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."
Turkey's Foreign Ministry urged Israel to withdraw their decision and stick to international law.
'To open the Halki Seminary (historic theological Greek school) is easy, but Greek side should take similar steps,' said President Erdogan.
The Turkish Exporters' Assembly announced a 5.2 percent rise in exports for August.
Turkey’s Foreign Ministry rejected claims about the country’s general consulate staff in Mosul, who have been kept hostage by rebels in Iraq since June 11.
New Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu outlined the coming government’s program, highlighting the resolution of the Kurdish question.
The programme put emphasis on a strong economy, envisaging a monetary policy which stepped up the struggle against inflation but also supported growth and employment
Erdogan and Davutoglu, who was appointed prime minister last week, have both made clear that their efforts to curb Gulen's influence will continue in their new roles
Amasya MP Mehmet Naci Bostanci is elected ruling AK Party's new parliamentary group deputy chairman.
Turkish Aerospace Industries will deliver last four of modernized F-16 fighters to Pakistan on Tuesday.
Turkey's President Erdogan made his first foreign visit to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus as president on Monday.
Ali Babacan will retain overall responsibility for the economy in the new cabinet, government spokesman Bulent Arinc said
Monday's newspapers cover German weekly Der Spiegel’s claims on foreign spying on Turkey, Turkish intelligence service’s purchase of a lie detector and ongoing construction works of Turkey’s Eurasia Tunnel Project.
Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he will discuss the issue of spying claims on Turjey with American and German leaders at the upcoming NATO summit and U.N. general assembly.
More than 30 police officials are sought in connection with alleged illegal wiretapping in Istanbul and other cities across Turkey.
These revelations come just one week after it was revealed that Germany had also been spying on fellow NATO-member Turkey.
Erdogan's first week as president will see him visit the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Azerbaijan and attend a NATO Summit in Wales.