TURKISH PRESS REVIEW ON SEPT 28

Turkish dailies mostly covered in their Wednesday's issue the terrorist organization PKK's attacks, the ceremony for the first nationally designed combat ship TCG Heybeliada and Vision 2050's report on Turkey.

TURKISH PRESS REVIEW ON SEPT 28

Turkish dailies mostly covered in their Wednesday's issue the terrorist organization PKK's attacks, the ceremony for the first nationally designed combat ship TCG Heybeliada and Vision 2050's report on Turkey.

Hurriyet daily wrote that the previous night two civilians died when PKK terrorists opened fire on police officers in southeastern province of Batman. The daily said that 8 months pregnant woman Mizgin Doru and her 3-year-old daughter were killed in the terrorist attack, but Doru's unborn baby was saved by doctors. Radikal daily also said that the baby was in critical condition.

Milliyet newspaper said that Hasim Kilic, the president of Constitutional Court, rejected that he informed the former U.S. ambassador James Jeffrey on several issues in a meeting on January 29, 2010 that was included in Wikileaks document.

Sabah daily said that President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended a ceremony for the first nationally designed combat ship TCG Heybeliada at the Tuzla Naval shipyard in Istanbul. The daily quoted Gul as saying that "if you want peace, you have to be prepared for war." Erdogan said that Turkey would preserve its interests till the very end, the paper said.

Turkiye daily quoted Premier Erdogan as saying that Turkey has become one of the 10 countries which designed their own combat ship and Turkey would also produce its own plane and satellite.

Cumhuriyet daily wrote that Umit Boyner, president of the Turkish Industry & Business Association, or TUSIAD, who announced Vision 2050's report on Turkey in Istanbul said that the economic success that Turkey showed globally did not reflect to the development process, stating that a solution should be produced for development.

Zaman daily wrote that nongovernmental organizations in Diyarbakir, Van, Siirt, Batman, Sirnak and Mardin released joint statements after terrorist attack in Batman that killed civilians and said that they were deeply sad over these killings. Vatan daily also said that NGOs in southeastern provinces issued a statement strongly condemning terrorist attacks.

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