"Erdogan's shift to the right upsets Turkey's liberals
Last Updated: Feb 14, 2011
ISTANBUL // With parliamentary elections scheduled for June, Turkey's prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has begun a shift to the political right, irritating some of his more liberal supporters and putting reform projects on hold.
'Does democracy exclude nationalism or national values?' Mr Erdogan asked earlier this month, in response to reporters' questions about his latest political manoeuvres that are widely seen as efforts to woo right-wing voters ahead of the election on June 12."
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