Creation of coalition in Turkey shouldn’t affect energy projects, says Erdogan
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 14
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Creation of a coalition government in Turkey shouldn't affect the implementation of energy projects, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
Erdogan said that the possibility of freezing the energy and construction projects in the country by the coalition government is out of question, Hurriyet newspaper reported July 14.
Earlier, the Republican People's Party (CHP) said that if it enters the coalition government, it will demand to revise some energy and construction projects.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu started talks with Kemal Kilicdaroglu, leader of the Republican People's Party (CHP) on forming a coalition government July 13.
Although in general, the views of the AKP and CHP contradict with each other, they have a similar attitude to the process of democratic settlement of the Kurdish problem that started in 2009 at the initiative of the country's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Moreover, both parties support Turkey's accession to the European Union.
The main disagreement between these two parties is related to the country's foreign policy, in particular, Ankara's Syria policy.
The Republican People's Party has always opposed the ruling party's policy on Syria, urged the authorities to expel Syrian refugees from the country and close the borders with Syria. These disagreements are the main obstacles to creation of a coalition government between these two parties.
Edited by SI
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