Wednesday, May 21, 2008

AKP Suspends Plans for Amendments

On Monday night, Foreign Minister Ali Babacan told a group of reporters in Egypt that the party has suspended efforts to ush through the package of constitutional amendments expected to change the law relevant to party closures. Babacan told the reporters that AKP is prepared to accept the verdict of the Constitutional Court and that hopefully commonsense will prevail.

The news confirms a significant shift in strategy for AKP as rumors continue to fly that the party is already preparing for opening another party following its closure.

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