TURKISH PRESS REVIEW on NOV. 19

Demise of famous Turkish actor Nejat Uygur, Turkish government's easing message for reviewing closure of private tutoring schools, disarmament condition for general amnesty for PKK prisoners and new turquoise carpet on stairs of Turkish Prime Ministry are what national dailies cover on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 in Turkey.

TURKISH PRESS REVIEW on NOV. 19

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Demise of famous Turkish actor Nejat Uygur, Turkish government's easing message for reviewing closure of private tutoring schools, disarmament condition for general amnesty for PKK prisoners and new turqoise carpet on stairs of Turkish Prime Ministry are what national dailies cover on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 in Turkey.

Prominent Turkish theatre actor and state artist Nejat Uygur (86) passed away in a private hospital in Turkey's Istanbul late on Monday.

Daily STAR headlines his demise as "We lose Master Nejat" and said the actor was possesser of more than 50 prizes and was under an ongoing treatment for cerebral embolism, suffering from paralysis since 2007.

Daily AKSAM writes "Great Master brings down the curtain" detailing that Uygur took the stage first in 1949 and claimed tens of prizes and the title "State Artist" given by Turkish Ministry of Culture.

- Turkish government's easing message for reviewing closure of private tutoring schools -

Daily STAR cites remarks of Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc after hours-long meeting at Turkish Prime Ministry as "Ease your heart, we will get a positive result" where he announces that Turkish government will reevaluate its work on the controversial closure of private examination prep schools together with the related parties.

Daily YENISAFAK carries what Deputy PM Arinc to the front page: "We let nobody suffer," adding that Turkish government will ask the opinion of relevant sides to reach a consensus as Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told his ministers to.

- Disarmament condition for general amnesty for PKK prisoners -

Daily TURKIYE writes "No pardon without laying down arms" to say probation and general pardon for prisoners of is only possible if terrorist PKK will lay down arms as they previously vowed to Turkish government officials as part of solution process.

However, daily HABER TURK quotes Deputy PM Arinc as saying "General amnesty not on today's agenda" and further detailed that "It is not up to our government to empty the prisons, it falls within judiciary."

- New turquoise carpet on stairs of Turkish Prime Ministry -

Daily VATAN says "Red carpet turns turquoise" to cover the color change of the protocol carpet rolled out on the stairs of Turkish Prime Ministry building, from red to turquoise, which is the color of Turkic Republics.

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