The US State Department has praised the Turkish Constitutional Court's decision not to outlaw PM Recip Tayyip Erdogan's Islamist party, the AKP. "We work well with [this government]", said a State department spokesman.
The Turkish press widely expects the Constitutional Court to announce Wednesday a decision on a proposed ban on PM Recip Tayyip Erdogan's party, the AKP. Academic Hakan Yilmaz told FRANCE 24 the population is divided on the issue.
Turkey's ruling party denounced Friday a court's upholding of a ban on the Islamic headscarf in universities after an emergency meeting of leaders of the Islamic group that itself risks being outlawed. (Report: C.Westerhide)