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‘Turkey’s Foreign Policy: Syria and Its Kurds’ and ‘Turkish Modernization, the Consolidation of Democracy and the Cult Of Ataturk’

‘Turkey’s Foreign Policy: Syria and Its Kurds’ and ‘Turkish Modernization, the Consolidation of Democracy and the Cult Of Ataturk’

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CENTRE FOR TURKEY STUDIES

WESTMINSTER DEBATE

‘TURKEY’S FOREIGN POLICY: SYRIA AND ITS KURDS’

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‘TURKISH MODERNIZATION, THE CONSOLIDATION OF DEMOCRACY AND THE CULT OF ATATURK’

May 2012

Committee Room 8, House of Commons

Keynote Speakers:

Journalist Amberin Zaman of the Economist and HaberTurk

Journalist Hilal Kaplan of Turkish daily Yeni Safak

Chair: Journalist Firdevs Robinson, Senior Research Associate of the Foreign Policy Centre

 

The Centre for Turkey Studies hosted a forum with two well-known journalists from Turkey.

Mrs Zaman analysed Turkey’s foreign policy regarding the Syrian conflict and the Kurdish minorities in the region.

Mrs Kaplan examined the political transformation of Turkey in relation to the founder of the Republic of Turkey, Ataturk.

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