CHP News: Main opposition CHP slams Israeli violence along Gaza border, calls it a ‘massacre’

The leader of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu condemned the U.S. and Israel administrations over violence against Palestinian protesters on the day the U.S. embassy relocated from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

“Before the eyes of the U.S. administration, the cruelty of the Israeli administration in the Middle East is a crime against humanity. I condemn the massacre in Gaza and condemn the U.S. and Israeli administrations. We stand with the oppressed Palestinian people,” he wrote.

Muharrem İnce, the party’s candidate for the presidency, also slammed the violence and urged for Turkey’s ambassadors to the U.S. and Israel to be recalled.

“The U.S. and Israel are installing a permanent animosity in the Middle East,” İnce said.

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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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