"Ankara Models Itself on EU, Syria Models Itself on Turkey
Like Turkey's European Union (EU) process, Syria has also been undergoing a rapid transformation and reform process.
Syrian President Bashar Al-Asad has put his signature under crucial innovations, which bury his father Hafiz Asad's era in history. While Ankara has renovated its old structure through modeling itself on the EU, the Damascus administration has been emulating Turkey. We spoke to a Baath member of the Syrian parliament, Dr. Mohammed Hallak on the plane on the way back from Damascus. He depicted the change of the last five years with concrete examples and explained that they have examined Turkish laws in many fields from transportation to trade, and they have adopted them. "
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