General McMaster: The USA needs Turkey for implementation of “moderate Islam” conception

General McMaster: The USA needs Turkey for implementation of “moderate Islam” conception US president’s National Security Advisor Herbert McMaster stated that the USA has always supported Turkey in implementation of the “moderate Islam” model (i.e. separation of religion from state), and that it would continue this support. According to the general, Turkey plays great role in demonstrating to the Islamic…

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Erbash: There are contradictions between the Sharia laws and state laws

Erbash: There are contradictions between the Sharia laws and state laws Head of Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet), professor Ali Erbash stated that there was a difference between current state laws and Sharia laws, and that they were not in harmony with each other. Stormy reaction in mass media caused by Supreme Religious Council’s fatwas that contradict secularist state…

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