21 October 2008

The Ban Bus in Turkey, 18 October 2008

On 18 October the Ban Bus stopped in Istanbul and was welcomed in Taksim Square by a variety of Turkish civic society organisations. The Initiative for a Mine Free Turkey organized a press conference for the Ban Bus during which Muteber Ö?reten, Coordinator of the organisation, called on all governments in the world and especially the Turkish government to ban all cluster munitions and to come to Oslo to sign the Convention. The Ban Bus visit was covered by Turkish CNN, NTV, Press TV and many other TV channels as well as by various newspapers.Muteber Ö?reten, Initiative for a Mine Free Turkey, bilgi@mayinsizbirturkiye.org