More interestingly, Erdogan wanted to kick-start negotiations to join the EU, ending the lethargic approach of former prime ministers including Tansu Ciller
and Mesut Yilmaz.
was the first woman PM of which country?
Back in the 1990s, secular prime ministers Tansu Ciller
and Mesut Yilmaz and other prominent political leaders viewed Mr.
Former Turkish Prime Minister Tansu Ciller
said openly that Europe must choose between Turkey and the Iranian style of Islamism.
Turkish media recalled that Gulen and Erdogan had both attended the launch of Bank Asya in October 1996, smiling broadly alongside then prime minister Tansu Ciller
Women premiers Kim Cambell and Tansu Ciller
took the helm in Canada and Turkey, respectively.
The arrest came within the framework of the military coup 1997 investigations, which targeted the coalition government parties, the Welfare (Refah) Party led by former Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan, and True Path Party (DYP), led by Tansu Ciller
It was seen as a shortcut to becoming a member "through the EU's backdoor," as claimed by then Prime Minister Tansu ciller
Turkey's performance as far as political participation is concerned takes into account the fact that it has had a female prime minister in the past 50 years, Tansu Ciller
, and that 14.
He especially recalled the historic visit of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto and Tansu Ciller
, former prime minister of Turkey, which attracted international attention to the atrocities being committed against the Bosnians.
The work discusses the political roles of the late Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan, Khaleda Zia of Bangladesh, Tansu Ciller
of Turkey, Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh, and Megwati Sukarnoputri of Indonesia, and dissects the overlapping influences of culture, political heritage, and religion that has allowed these women to take leading roles in the politics of nations where women traditionally wield less power.
The police force was tainted with allegations of corruption and extrajudicial killings, especially during the tenure of Prime Minister Tansu Ciller
in the mid-1990s.