As Erdoğan and Macron trade insults and predictions of each other’s brevity, Duvar English takes a look at the barbs that the two ancient empires have received and delivered.
Turkey saw a 2 percent increase in the number of people moving abroad in 2019 compared to the previous year, with a total of 330,289 people leaving the country, according to data from from TÜİK. Some 40.8 percent of those who emigrated from Turkey were between the ages of 20-34, according to TÜİK report.
İslam Özkan writes: Rather than dividing it, it appears that Turkey’s strategy and polarizing policies in Libya have contributed to unifying the enemy camp. Though the attack against the al-Wattiyah airbase did not inflict huge damage on Turkey’s air defense system, Turkey’s efforts in Libya will likely get harder in the future.
Turks and Kurds are not exotic fruits that grow in faraway lands. As citizens of this country, namely the Republic of Turkey, they yearn for equality, justice for all, state of law, plurality, agency, effective administration through decentralization, secularism, better education and economy for their children, security.