In his recent article entitled “Turkey needs a new policy on Palestine”, Esen Caglar of the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey discussed the value of the Arc to Palestine and the larger region. “If we imagine the future structure of the Palestinian state in advance and adopt economic aid and cooperation strategies in line with this vision, we can make a rare contribution to Palestine,” Caglar said.
“Turkey can take the most rapid action in the economic development of Palestine, which is in need of development in many sectors including infrastructure, housing, transportation, education and health to respond to the needs of the rapidly growing population. The Turkish firms that are the most important economic actors in the region for private sector development and industrialization have the potential to turn Palestine into a center of production. The current state in the region might not allow Turkey to take these steps consecutively, but I am of the opinion that the Palestinian problem will not remain as it is forever. If we had some ideas about the future shape of the Palestinian state, it would be easier to take steps tailored for economic development. This is exactly why looking at the map below excites me.”
And then, he cites the Arc, and the map of the Arc that we all know so well.
Turkey took good step about the Palestine because now Palestine in no longer member since 2012 has a status of a non-member. With the help of Esen Caglar Palestine make the better economic policy. That is good step because turkey take the most rapid action about the economic development of Palestine ...