TURKISH PRESS REVIEW ON SEPT 27

Turkish dailies mostly covered in their Tuesday's issue the beginning of Turkey's oil exploration activities in the Mediterranean, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's remarks during a ceremony marking the 600,000th tractor that rolled out of the production line at Ankara plants of Turk Traktor and the PKK organization's attacks in southeastern Turkey.

TURKISH PRESS REVIEW ON SEPT 27

Turkish dailies mostly covered in their Tuesday's issue the beginning of Turkey's oil exploration activities in the Mediterranean, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's remarks during a ceremony marking the 600,000th tractor that rolled out of the production line at Ankara plants of Turk Traktor and the PKK organization's attacks in southeastern Turkey.

Hurriyet daily wrote that Turkey's oil exploration vessel Piri Reis which set sail from the western province of Izmir on September 23 had begun its exploration activities in south of Cyprus known as G region. The daily also wrote that Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou phoned Prime Minister Erdogan to ease the tension in the Mediterranean.

Milliyet daily wrote that the ruling Justice & Development (AK) Party had taken the first step for a new constitution. The daily wrote that the government sent letters to the Republican People's Party (CHP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) and asked for appointment.

Vatan daily quoted Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc as saying about Greek Cypriot administration's natural gas exploration activities in the Mediterranean, "I hope that we would not have to use force. Arinc, in an interview with the Euronews, said that Turkey would protect its rights in the eastern Mediterranean till the end.

Radikal captioned "these are the bones of our fathers". In the story, Radikal wrote that Turkey was getting ready to face the Dersim massacre, one of the most bloodiest events in its history. The daily wrote that the Prosecutor's Office in the eastern province of Erzincan launched an investigation upon an application by people who found remains of their relatives 73 years after the incident.

Zaman daily wrote that the PKK terrorist organization killed two civilians including a pregnant woman in the southeastern province of Batman. A group of terrorists opened fire with long range weapons on a police vehicle patrolling in a neighborhood in the province. Two civilians were killed in the attack and three police officers were injured. The daily also wrote in a separate news report that Kurds had begun raising their voices against the PKK terrorist organization following killing of four young girls in the southeastern province of Siirt last week.

Yeni Safak quoted Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying during a ceremony marking the 600,000th tractor that rolled out of the manufacturing line at Ankara plants of Turk Traktor, "it is time to manufacture our own automobile."

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