Özal, Turgut

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Özal, Turgut,

1927–93, Turkish political leader, president of Turkey (1989–93). Trained as an electrical engineer, he worked for the Turkish state planning office in the 1950s and 60s, as an economist for the World Bank (1971–73), in private business, and as an adviser to President Süleyman DemirelDemirel, Süleyman
, 1924–2015, Turkish political leader, prime minister and president of Turkey. A successful engineer, he became leader of the Justice party in 1964, deputy prime minister in Feb., 1965, and prime minister in Oct., 1965.
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 (1979). When Demirel was overthrown in a military coup (1980), Öuzal stayed on as deputy prime minister. When military rule ended, he formed the center-right Motherland party and became prime minister (1983–89) and then president. Özal implemented economic reforms and telecommunications improvements and granted greater recognition to the country's Kurdish minority, and Turkey joined the United Nations coalition during the 1991 Persian Gulf WarPersian Gulf Wars,
two conflicts involving Iraq and U.S.-led coalitions in the late 20th and early 21st cent.

The First Persian Gulf War, also known as the Gulf War, Jan.–Feb.
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Address for Correspondence: Seyhan Dikci MD, Inonu University Turgut Ozal Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Malatya, Turkey Phone: +90 505 795 00 31 E-mail: seyhandikci@gmail.
The end of the communist regimes in the former Eastern bloc had a direct impact on the Turkish society and politics as it occurred at a time when Turkey was finally experiencing a relative calm period in its domestic front with vibrant democratic, center right and reform-led governments of Turgut Ozal, and Suleyman Demirel, which enjoyed excellent relations with the West especially the United States and Germany.
He was editor of the Cumhuriyet newspaper during the presidency of Kenan Evren -- a former army chief who led a 1980 coup and came to symbolize the military's decades-long dominance over politics -- and of his successor Turgut Ozal.
Contract Awarded for 2015-2016 Academic Year, 178 Working Days Turgut Ozal Special Education Schools (Secondary School and Vocational Training Centre) Disabled Students~ Guide Staff Supervision in the Transportation Business (13 Group).
In the 1980s, Turgut Ozal developed Turkey's economy while Iran was fighting a devastating eight-year war with Iraq.
Commentator Murat Yetkin said previous examples of a president chairing a cabinet meeting followed either an invitation by a PM, or major international crises like the gathering called by late president Turgut Ozal for the Gulf war in the 1990s.
Commentator Murat Yetkin said previous examples of a president chairing a cabinet meeting followed either an invitation by a prime minister, or major international crises like the gathering called by late president Turgut Ozal for the Gulf War in the 1990s.
This study is carried out as a prospective comparative study at Turgut Ozal University Hospital in Obstetrics and Gynechology Clinic between March 2012 and July 2013.
When a few years ago he shifted from Turkey's drive to join the EU to the strategic focus on the Greater Middle East (GME) of the late Turgut Ozal (president in 1989-93), Erdogan's message was "zero problems" with the mainly Muslim neighbours.
Basically, I had not visited Turkey since 25 years ago, and if they have a record of the tour, which I had made, let them show that," he said, noting that he had visited Turkey along with 25 members of his family during the reign of former Turkish prime minister Turgut Ozal.
IN Turkey, Turgut Ozal wins the general election aimed at returning the country to civilian rule.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The trial of former General Levent Ersoz who is accused of organising the murder of Turkish ex-President Turgut Ozal, was rescheduled for December 9.