SECURITY CRISIS AT ?ZM?R PORT
There are serious problems which has occurred at the companies and establishments very important for Turkey has just sold to foreign companies and people such as Türk Telecom, Atatürk and Antalya Airports, Mersin and ?zmir Ports, Petkim.
In the past there was an archive investigation application, but after the privatization this cannot be done and now security establishments try to find a way to get rid of this problem.
The security problem is tried to be solved, at the establishments, which were privatized after one by one to mostly foreign companies. %55 lots of Turkish Telecom to Oger Telecom Associated Interference Group for 6 billion 550 million dollars, %51 lots of Tüpra? to Koç-Shell Consortium for 4 billion 140 million dollars, Management Rights of Atatürk Airport to TAV for 15.5 years for3 billion dollars. %42 lots of Erdemir to Oyak for 2 billion 770 million dollars, Management Rights of Mersin Port to PSA-Akfen Group for 36 years for 760 million dollars, Management Rights of ?zmir Port to Global-Hutchison Whampoa -E?B Group for 49 years for 1 billion 175 million dollars. Management Rights of Antalya Airport to Fraport-IC Associated Interference Group for 17.3 years for 3 billion 197 million dollars, %57 lots of Ba?ak Insurance to Groupama for 268 million dollars, % 51 lots of Petkim to TransCentralAsia Petrochemical Company Associated Interference Group for 2 billion 50 million dollars and last Sabiha Gökçen Airport New Line Terminal Building to Limak-GR-Malaysia for 1 billion 932 thousand euro was sold.
Strange security problem appearanced with an article sent to Security General Directorate by Privatization Administration. At the article, it was wanted that the staff member who will work at the establishments privated, should pass from an archive investigation, especially for ?zmir, it was wanted.
That strange request was declined by Security General Directorate. Directorate, remembering that this application is done just for the establishments not privatized, underlined that there will be no application like this in the establishments privatized.
At the article sent from Security General Directorate to Privatization Administration it was told in which situations, security investigations are done.
"This application is done when a person who is not appropriate for the benefit of the country, who will be not useful for nation’s benefits even dangerous, who endangers the country’s rise and is able to endanger country’s rise with the documents or information it got, who will work at jails as security guards or guardian.”
According to the information from Security Authorities, under this will of Privatization Administration (Ö?B), there is a secret article of MIT (Turkish Secret Service), on the other hand it was wanted an explanation from Ministry of Justice.