PM Erdogan: "The seiousness of WikiLeaks is doubtful"
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday cast doubt on the credibility of the online muckraker WikiLeaks, saying that Ankara would wait for all the confidential US diplomatic documents to be posted before commenting on what they say about Turkey and Turkish-US ties. "Let WikiLeaks spill the beans first, and then we'll find out whether or not this is serious, because the seriousness of WikiLeaks is doubtful," Erdogan told reporters ahead of a visit to Libya. The reaction from the opposition was also moderate. "Most of the revelations amount to a declaration of what's already known," said Oguz Oyan, deputy chair of the Republican People's Party (CHP). "But what's important is that what is widely known to be true has now been officially confirmed."