Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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Recep Tayyip Erdogan
The purpose cannot be creating self-styled democracies, but rather encouraging steps that are conducive to establishing democratic rule at universal standards. Obviously, this would be…
The foundations of democratic transition should be laid in accordance with a sincere and committed strategy that is supported by various policy tools, and implemented…
The advanced levels which the democratic world has attained at the end of lengthy processes may have created the perception in the region that democracy…
Similarly, it is argued that the culture of Islam is incompatible with democracy. Basically, this conventional perspective of the Middle East thus contends that democracy…
It is obvious that putting the Arab-Israeli dispute on a resolution track would be an important element of overcoming the confidence problem in the region.
In this context, social consensus, and institutions that embody this consensus, must be made effective in order for democratization not to be abused as a…
I regard the endorsement of both the objective and a method – which can differ from one country to another- of democratization by the parties…
I am aware of the thesis that the United States has long since invested exclusively in stability and this has obviated democratic transformation in the…
A fitting external security environment could also play an important role in promoting social consensus and institutionalization towards democratization.
Therefore, the question is not whether such democratization is possible, but instead how to meet the yearning of the masses in the Middle East for…
I should like to repeat what I stated recently in the Jeddah Economic Forum in Saudi Arabia: It won’t be the religion, but rather the…
A lasting solution to this problem will have an exceptionally positive influence foremost on the peoples of Palestine and Israel, as well as on the…
Even in the Western world, one cannot argue that the ideal has been achieved given the existence of issues like the integration, participation and representation…
There exists an unmistakable demand in the Middle East and in the wider Muslim world for democratization.
In other words, the bar should be maintained at the level of a pluralistic and participatory democracy.
I am a person who is inclined to define relations between individuals based on principles.
Even as we ought to accept that each country would progress with a different method and speed toward that goal, the standard for the expected…
The US and the European Union needs to help in the translation of the demand for democracy into a political will.
My visit to the United States has also given me the opportunity to emphasize the objective of establishing close and intensive links between the Turkish…
Paramount is the need to secure human rights. The form of rule should be such that the citizen does not have to fear the State,…
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