Turkey: Erdogan Gives In

People ♦ Published: June 14, 2013; 14:53 ♦ (Vindobona)

In the dispute about Gezi Park in Istanbul, which has led to weeks of protests and even violence, the Turkish government leadership now wants to give in.

Turkey: Erdogan Gives In / Picture: © Wikipedia / Randam

This is the result after the meeting of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan with representatives of the Taksim platform. After the meeting in the night from Thursday to Friday, government spokesman Hüseyin Celik announced in Ankara that the construction work will be stopped. In case the court in the appeal proceedings should confirm the stop of the construction works, the government…