US-Turkish military talks on Syria, Erdogan policy effects on Turkish economy

Arab newspapers continued today the course of the US-Turkish negotiations on the Syrian file, and highlighted the repercussions of the wrong policies of Erdogan's government on the Turkish economy.

On Wednesday morning, Arab newspapers touched upon the US-Turkish talks on Syria, in addition to the Turkish economic crises."

Al-Sharq al-Awsat: US-Turkish military talks on "buffer zone" after Jeffrey leaves

On the Syrian issue began the Turkish-US military talks on the so-called buffer zone and in this context, said al-Sahrq al-Awsat newspaper "in the headquarters of the Turkish Defense Ministry, on Tuesday, has launched talks between two military delegations, Turkish and American, on the establishment of buffer zone in north-east Syria amid tension and mutual bombing on the Turkish-Syrian border."

The Turkish Defense Ministry said in a statement that the Turkish and US military delegations had agreed to continue joint work at the ministry's headquarters in Ankara on the establishment of a buffer zone in Syria following the talks held on Tuesday between Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and the US Special Envoy for Syria, James Jeffrey.

Diplomatic sources told the newspaper that "the US delegation discussed during the meeting, which was chaired by the Turkish side, Deputy Foreign Minister for Middle East Affairs Sadat Onal, the Syrian file, focusing on the situation in Idlib and the proposed buffer zone north-east of Syria, and the process of forming a committee to draft the new Syrian constitution. ".

Al-Arab: Erdogan holds public finances burdens of debts of his friends

On the Turkish issue, Al-Arab newspaper said: "After a long series of twisted procedures to patch up the large financial gaps in the budget indicators, a new danger emerged: the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan trying to pass new legislation to ease the debts of its allies and transfer its burden to the empty public finances."

"This urgent legislation gives the law some form of immunity for bankers, where legislation indicates that they will not be held accountable for any losses suffered by their banks during the restructuring process or any act that conflicts with the law and raises concerns about the use of legislation as a means to rescue failed government-related companies because of the fact that government representatives dominate the board, which will decide the eligibility of companies for restructuring, and the fact that decisions will be based on personal views on the conditions of companies."



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