TURKISH PRESS REVIEW on JULY 24

Turkish dailies covered on Wednesday the speech of Massoud Barzani, chairman of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government, with Kurdish groups and representatives in Iraq, Syria, Iran and Turkey at the preliminary meeting of the Kurdish National Conference, 9-year old Efe Comert who died due to leukemia and the first images of the British royal baby.

TURKISH PRESS REVIEW on JULY 24
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Turkish dailies covered on Wednesday the speech of Massoud Barzani, chairman of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government, with Kurdish groups and representatives in Iraq, Syria, Iran and Turkey at the preliminary meeting of the Kurdish National Conference, 9-year old Efe Comert who died due to leukemia and the first images of the British royal baby.

Most Turkish dailies covered the speech of Barzani with Kurdish groups and representatives in Iraq, Syria, Iran and Turkey at the preliminary meeting of the Kurdish National Conference. Daily HURRIYET cited Barzani as saying "Kurds want peace" by publishing that the Kurdish representatives from Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Syria came together in the palace of Barzani. Daily AKSAM headlined "Barzani warning to PYD" and said that chairman of Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government Massoud Barzani, coming together with Kurds in Syria, Turkey, Iran and Iraq, gave impilcit messages to the Democratic Union Party (PYD) in Syria and cited Barzani as saying "The most powerful weapons in the new term are dialog, peace and democratic ways." Daily HABER TURK quoted Barzani as "I wish Ocalan were here" and cited Barzani as saying "Freedom is possible. I wish Ocalan were here."

Efe Comert

Some dailies covered 9-year old Efe Comert who died due to leukemia. Daily VATAN headlined "We have 418 Efe who are waiting for bone marrow transplant" and published that Efe's death brought to light the tragedy of hundreds of leukemia patients. Daily MILLIYET titled "A victim of the system" by saying that "the perpetrator of Efe who died because of lack of bone transplant is clear: insufficient financial resources, bureaucratic obstacles and lack of staff".

British royal baby

Many dailies covered the first images of British royal baby who was born on Monday. Daily STAR headlined "Blue celebration for the third heir of throne" and said that British people started blue celebrations as soon as the baby arrived. Daily HURRIYET headlined "Plump heir" and published that the world is talking about the birth and that the son of Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton and Prince William had become the most plump heir prince in the last hundred years.

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