CHP News: CHP presidential candidate Muharrem İnce vows to ‘bring peace to Turkey’ if elected

Muharrem İnce, the presidential candidate of the Turkey’s main opposition party CHP, has vowed to provide “peace and comfort to the country” if he is elected president in the June 24 snap elections, ending discrimination against citizens due to their ethnic, religious or political backgrounds.

“How will we bring peace?

First, we will love our people. We will make peace. We will provide societal peace,

Secondly we will grow economically.

Thirdly we will share economic revenues. We will end inequality of income distribution. And we will introduce the rule of law,” İnce said in a rally in May 14.

İnce voiced worry about growing polarization in Turkish society under the rule of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and stressed that his main promise to the people is to “bring peace and comfort.”

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About CHP EU Representation

The CHP was founded on 9 September 1923, about one and half month before the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey. The first President of modern Turkey’s oldest party was M. Kemal Atatürk. Today CHP is a social-democratic party, member of the Socialist International and associate member of the Socialist Group at the European Parliament. The scope of the CHP bureau in Brussels is not limited to the bilateral framework of Turkey's EU accession process. Issues such as the information society, energy policies, social development, climate change, international trade and security are among the different focus areas. The EU-Turkey relations are about integration and need multiple, plural and horizontal channels of communication. The CHP supports and promotes Turkey's EU membership process also by being more present and active in Brussels The CHP's Representative to the EU is Ms Kader Sevinç who previously worked as an MEP advisor at the European Parliament and in the private sector.
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