Mahmut Arslan, President of the Confederation of Turkish Real Trade Unions (HAK-IS)

Mahmut Arslan stated that serious work has been done for the organization, it is a work of courage, and the topics chosen are important. Arslan pointed out that everyone in this environment should come together more than ever and expressed, “We need to continue this. We believe we should be at the table, we can talk about social dialogue issues at the table, you can negotiate. We do not have to compromise on every issue, we may not agree, we have differences, but we want to talk about every issue at the table."