Turkey has notified the political body of the Council of Europe (CoE) that a case against Turkish businessman Osman Kavala is continuing in due process of law and the rulings of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on the case have been implemented.
Turkey on Dec. 2 called on the Council of Europe to avoid punishing Turkey ahead of a decision this week on whether Ankara could face rare disciplinary proceedings over the case of a jailed businessman Osman Kavala.
Turkey on Dec. 2 called on the Council of Europe to avoid interfering in internal affairs of Turkey ahead of a decision this week on whether Ankara could face rare disciplinary proceedings over the case of a jailed businessman.
"De facto terrorist statelets" would have emerged across Turkey's southern borders with Iraq and Syria had Ankara not conducted its anti-terror operations in recent years, the spokesman for AKP said on Oct. 28.
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has said his party proposes to send jailed businessman Osman Kavala to one of the 10 countries that called for his release after he finishes serving his prison sentence.
The State Department said on Oct. 25 it is seeking to work with Turkey on issues of mutual interest following a row that began after the U.S. joined with nine other countries to call for the release of Turkish businessman Osman Kavala.