14 July 2007
Following Turkey's July 2007 elections everything is set for the incoming Erdogan government – and Turkey's next president, most likely the 'Islamic Calvinist' and current foreign minister Abdullah Gül – to renew reform efforts directed at EU membership.
This section offers some background information on post-election Turkey, including biographies of new faces in Turkey’s leading political party, the AKP; information on women in the new Turkish parliament; information on the current constitutional reform debate, set to grow in intensity in the coming months; and some good texts on Turkey that we recommend as background reading.
- Election results - interesting facts about the elections
- New faces in AKP
- Women in the new parliament
- Constitutional reform debate
- Other recommended background reading