FM: Package of measures for democratisation to enhance confidence in Turkey
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 1 / Trend R.Hafizoglu /
A democratisation package adopted in Turkey, will enhance the credibility of the country, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said today, Turkish TRT Haber TV channel reported.
According to him, Turkey must gain fame not only because of its military and economic strength, but due to achievements in the field of human rights.
On Sept. 30, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced a new package of measures for the country's democratisation.
According to the new package, all political parties in Turkey will move to a system of two chairmen, that is two will lead the parties.
Moreover, Prime Minister said that during the election campaign, parties may use not only Turkish, but also other languages spoken in the country.
According to the package of measures, a term of imprisonment for crimes motivated by racial hatred will be increased by three years to eliminate inter-ethnic conflict in the country.
The democratisation package also envisages lifting the ban on hijab headscarves in the Turkish state organisations, except for the Armed Forces.