Turkey calls for release of President Morsi

The Turkish Foreign Ministry says the release of Morsi and all other political prisoners in Egypt will contribute to the dialogue and compromise process in the country.

Turkey calls for release of President Morsi

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkey, based on its principled approach, believes that the release of the first democratically elected President Mohamad Morsi and all other political prisoners in Egypt will contribute to the dialogue and compromise process in the country, said Turkish Foreign Ministry on Monday. 

The ministry in a statement also underlined that Turkey was always for the principle of legitimacy and supports the legitimate governments based on popular will. 

It was also added: 

"Turkey sees the steps to be taken in Egypt based on democratic principles and constitutional legitimacy enabling a political process embracing all segments of society as a requirement for the stability and welfare not only of Egypt as a friend and sister of Turkey but also it is required for the stability and peace in the region." 


Last Mod: 05 Kasım 2013, 09:26
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