PM: Package of measures for democratization of Turkey may be model for EU
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 2 / Trend, R. Hafizoglu /
The package of measures for democratization which was adopted in Turkey may be a model for the EU, the country's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, TRT Haber reported on Wednesday.
According to him, the opportunity for other nations living in Turkey to receive education in their native language will open wide doors for the country.
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.