Daily Archives: April 30, 2018

CHP News: Party leaders should not run in presidential election: CHP head Kılıçdaroğlu

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Political party leaders should not run in presidential elections because the position requires political impartiality, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on April 29. Speaking at a local media gathering in the Marmaris district of Muğla … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Gul Says He Won’t Run Against Erdogan in June Election – Bloomberg

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Turkey’s former president Abdullah Gul said he won’t be a candidate in snap presidential elections to be held in June, putting to rest speculation that he could harm incumbent Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s chances. A broad-based consensus among political parties was … Continue reading

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CHP News: CHP calls rumors over persuasive visit to Gül ‘military tutelage’

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Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) spokesperson Bülent Tezcan has responded to claims that Turkish Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar and presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalın have visited former President Abdullah Gül to convince the latter not to run … Continue reading

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