Deputy Prime Minister Cemil Cicek of Turkey

Turkish government spokesman and Justice Minister Cemil Cicek has confirmed their government's intentions to send troops to Lebanon under the UN Resolution 1701.
When Cicek was the state minister responsible of family matters, women protested him by blowing whistles.
Cicek had also written the forewords to a number of books, published by the Family Research Institution.
The Turkish Minister of State in Charge of Cyprus Affair Cemil Cicek is in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus to represent Turkey at the 25th anniversary celebrations of its establishment.
Cicek said ‘the TRNC is a 25 year old young man.
Cicek said a lot had been done in the past 25 years, but noted there was still plenty more that needed to be done.
Cicek was then received by President Mehmet Ali Talat at the Presidential Palace but no statements were made after this meeting.
Cicek is delivering arguments in the partys defense during a closed-door hearing at the Constitutional Court.
AMMAN -- The Turkish ruling party was Thursday fighting for its legal survival in a very lengthy defense argument to the constitutional court, refuting charges that it poses a threat to the secular system and using the European Union card to pressure the highest court against attempts to ban the party.
Deputy Prime Minister Cemil Cicek says Cabinet members began signing a decree Monday to cancel a decision that stripped Nazim Hikmet of his citizenship after his 1950 flight.
Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister briefs Turkish Parliament on assistance given northern CyprusTurkish Deputy Prime Minister Cemil Cicek said that the monetary assistance given to northern Cyprus was US$80 million a year between 1974 and 1996, US$210 million a year between 1997 and 2002 and US$360 million a year since 2002.
Cicek said that they had made extensive efforts for, and had some success on the subject of lifting of the isolations from North Cyprus.
Turkish State Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Cemil Cicek said although Ankara was willing to join the European Union, "We are not in a state to enter the EU at all costs," the Turkish daily Hurriyet reported on Saturday.
ANKARA - Turkish Government Spokesman & State Minister Cemil Cicek said on Monday that draft of Turkey`s 3rd national program for European Union (EU) was concluded.
Speaking to reporters after Council of Ministers meeting, Cicek said the national program would be hammered out after Turkey`s Foreign Minister & Chief Negotiator for the EU talks Ali Babacan meets with representatives of political parties and NGOs.
Cicek said that Erdogan would also visit Azerbaijan on Wednesday.
Minister Cicek said "we will not withhold any effort to enlighten the murder.
However Cicek said the investigation must be carried out in confidentiality and sensitivity for a while in order to enlighten the attack with its all aspects.
Cicek said the government concluded many investigations regarding terrorist activities in the past and they expect to get a similar result in this case too.
Otherwise how can we explain doing nothing against terrorist organizations while enlisting them as terrorist?"*** "WE NEED SINCERE CO-OPERATION"Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Cemil Cicek said in a conference in Belgium that many EU members reject to extradite terrorists to Turkey:"We need sincere co-operation against terrorism, however as Turkey we cannot see such a sincere attitude in the European side.
Turkish Justice Minister Cemil Cicek said on Thursday, he will request the court of appeals to again examine the release of Mehmet Ali Agca, the man who attempted to kill Pope John Paul II in 1981 and who killed journalist Abdi Ipekci in 1979.
Cicek is flanked by the Vatican's Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, left, and Slovenian Minister of education and Sport Dr.
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Cicek said Agca's release was not "a guaranteed right," noting there have been several cases in which convicts freed by mistake were returned to prison.
Cicek said a military court had ordered Agca's execution in 1980 for murdering Ipekci but the sentence was commuted to life in prison in 2002, after Turkey abolished the death penalty.
There are no political motives, " Deputy Prime Minister Cemil Cicek said Thursday.
If it would serve peace, then we could send soldiers to Gaza," government spokesman Cemil Cicek was quoted by the paper as saying.
the summit could be held when it was necessary.
Denktas acting as the negotiator in the process will be useful.