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Turkey’s stance on Egypt coup ‘shows its democratic maturity’ | Hürriyet Daily News | Barçın Yinanç

The fact that all Turkey’s political parties have criticized the military coup in Egypt is a strong indicator of the country’s democratic maturity, according to an academic expert. ‘This tells us that if something similar happened here, it wouldn’t be tolerated,’ says Professor Mensur Akgün of Istanbul’s Kültür University

All political parties in the Turkish Parliament have issued a joint statement condemning the military coup in Egypt, which demonstrates the country’s democratic maturity, according to an expert on the Middle East. The debate as to whether what happened was really a coup or not stemmed from the existence of some in Turkey who have expectations for a similar event, but they are only a minority, says Professor Mensur Akgün from Istanbul’s Kültür University.


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