Monthly Archives: July 2016

“Turkish society needs healing and compromise, not further polarization” Interview with CHP EU Representative Ka der Sevinç, L’Echo …

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CHP European Union Representation, PES Presidency Council Member Kader Sevinç talked to L’Echo newspaper about the situation in Turkey. – What is the reaction of CHP the coup attempt? This is a cowardly and bloody action against democracy and people. … Continue reading

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European Socialists and Democrats PES: The coup should not be used as a pretext to undermine human rights

PES concerned about Turkish power reshuffle The Party of European Socialists would like to express its concern about the thousands of suspensions in the military, in the police, in the justice system following the attempted coup in Turkey. The PES … Continue reading

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CHP’s open call to all political parties

Turkey’s main opposition party has cursed the foiled coup attempt that targeted the country’s democracy, while also calling on the government to stay within the boundaries of justice while cracking down on the plotters. “We curse the coup attempt against … Continue reading

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CHP Vice-President Yılmaz, defending parliamentary democracy, Le Monde

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CHP Vice-President Öztürk Yılmaz : We should all be united against the military coup; protect the parliamentary democracy; avoid pretexts to push for presidential regime and further social polarization. (Le Monde, 19.07.2016)

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Council conclusions on Turkey

Press Release 18.07.2016 The EU strongly condemns the attempted coup in Turkey and reiterates its full support to the legitimate institutions of the country. It deplores the high number of casualties and stands in solidarity with the Turkish people. The … Continue reading

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CHP President Kılıçdaroğlu, special session of the Turkish Parliament

Excerpts: – Where ever it comes from, we all must act together against a coup. – We’re always on the side of democracy and will always be” – It is critical to stand up for every aspect of democracy in … Continue reading

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S & D Group of the European Parliament condemns coup attempt in Turkey but restoration of full democracy and rule of law still needed

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The S&D Group condemns the failed coup and violence against democracy in Turkey, and regrets all casualties. Following the violence overnight, the S&D calls on the Turkish government to reflect of how far democracy has been undermined in the country. … Continue reading

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PES CONDEMNS THE COUP IN TURKEY AND CALLS FOR DEMOCRACY TO BE RESPECTED

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The Party of European Socialists condemns last night’s attempted coup in Turkey and welcomes the fact that a democratically elected government was not overthrown by military force. The PES and both of its member parties in Turkey – the Republican … Continue reading

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CHP rejects the military coup attempt

All three opposition parties in parliament have announced their stance against the military coup attempt starting from late July 15. “This country had suffered a lot from the coups. We do not these difficulties be repeated,” Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the leader … Continue reading

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Statement by the President of the European Council, the President of the European Commission and the EU High Representative on behalf of the EU Member States present at the ASEM Summit on the situation in Turkey

16/07/2016 02:10 Turkey is a key partner for the European Union. The EU fully supports the democratically elected government, the institutions of the country and the rule of law. We call for a swift return to Turkey’s constitutional order. We … Continue reading

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