• Short Summary

    TURKEY'S NEW PRIME MINISTER, DR. NIHAT ERIM, NAMES A COALITION GOVERNMENT....ON FRIDAY...AIMED AT PUSHING REFORMS?

  • Description

    TURKEY'S NEW PRIME MINISTER, DR. NIHAT ERIM, NAMES A COALITION GOVERNMENT....ON FRIDAY...AIMED AT PUSHING REFORMS THROUGH PARLIAMENT AND RESTORING POLITICAL CONFIDENCE. THE 25-MAN CABINET REPLACES THE GOVERNMENT OF MR. SULEYMAN DEMIREL, OUSTED ON 12TH MARCH AFTER ALMOST SIX YEARS, WHEN THE ARMED FORCES THREATENED TO TAKE OVER THE COUNTRY UNLESS A STRONG NEW ADMINISTRATION WAS FORMED. FOURTEEN OF THE NEW CABINET MEMBERS ARE EXPERTS APPOINTED FROM OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT, AND THE REMAINDER HAVE BEEN DRAWN FROM THE THREE MAJOR PARTIES AND SOME INDEPENDENT POLITICIANS. THE MEMBERS INCLUDE TURKEY'S FIRST-EVER WOMAN MINISTER, PROFESSOR TURKAN AKYOAL, WHO IS A DISEASE SPECIALIST. DR. ERIM HAS SAID HE PLANS NO CHANGE IN TURKEY'S FOREIGN POLICY, WITH ITS ALIGNMENT WITH THE UNITED STATES AND THE WEST THROUGH NATO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA261FV4G93GDLR1WLMFACHEFBB
    Media URN:
    VLVA261FV4G93GDLR1WLMFACHEFBB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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