ANKARA (AA) - August 8, 2012 - Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc has wished that the people who separated from Turkey over the years due to tragic events would return and start living together again in the country.
Turkey's Prime Ministry Directorate General of Foundations hosted a fast-breaking meal in the Turkish capital, Ankara on Tuesday.
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc, the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's Deputy Chairman Huseyin Celik, General Director of Foundations Adnan Ertem and several representatives from Jewish and Assyrian communities attended the meal.
Speaking on the occasion of the meal, Deputy PM Arinc stressed the importance of being and living together with different communities in Turkey.
"I desire that the people who separated from Turkey over the years due to tragic events would return and we begin to live together again with them," the minister said.
Meanwhile, AK Party Deputy Chairman Huseyin Celik said that they had been working on betterments of non-Muslim community's conditions in Turkey .
"We are doing several improvements for non-Muslims in the country. We are removing alienation, however, there are other things to be done and we will overcome them together as we speak," said Celik.
Representative of the Community Foundations in Turkey, Pandeli Laki Vingas thanked Deputy PM Bulent Arinc's ministry for providing opportunity to their foundations in Turkey.