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Latest update : 2013-09-30

Turkey will lift a ban on wearing headscarves in public institutions and allow Kurdish-language education in private schools as part of a string of reforms announced by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday.

Turkey will lift the ban on the wearing of headscarves in public institutions and will introduce education in Kurdish in private schools as part of a series of democratic reforms revealed by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan today.

Erdoğan revealed the details of the much-anticipated democratization package at a press conference in Ankara.

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Date created : 2013-09-30

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