A chara, - The Turkish Ambassador, Mr Murat Ersavci (March 8th), is selective in his presentation of Turkey. The military, are perhaps the "extremes" to be wary of in Turkey.

They have taken power no less than three times in the Republic's history, they control a vast 50 per cent of the national budget, and are the third largest recipient of US arms. They continue to flout international law on human rights in particular, by their forcible evacuations of Kurdish villages in the south east of the country. - Is mise le meas.,

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