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    • Nihat
    • 28.12.07 | 06:11 (IST)

    I am sure most of you can understand this, if Turkey was supplying weapons to Palestine and training Palestinians. Israel will not be so happy about this, likewise you can understand Turkey's position if Israel is or was training Kurds in Northern Iraq. I am a secular Turk, living in London, I love my beer, real beer not that crappy lagers, I've probably eaten more non-helal meat, and went to mosque probably twice in all of 2007 but if I was able to vote in last summers election, my vote will go to Mr Erdogan's AKP Party. Yes they come from a Islamic background but none of the parties has achieved what AKP has achieved just in 5 years. Most Turks voted for them because these guys work hard for the people, improve the life standards, new democratic laws, more universities, hospitals, improvemenst to the Kurdish East, hence why AKP won a huge majority in the Kurdish East. Germany has their Christian Democrats, why cant Turkey have Muslim Democrats?

    from the article: Source: Turkey worried Israel's support waning over Kurd issue
    First published 00:00 27.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 27.12.07
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