The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe has announced that it will send observers to Turkey to monitor the Presidential and Parliamentary elections on June 24.
In the statement, it has been announced that a main committee consisting of the OSCE member experts and 28 long-term observers and an observer team of 350 people will be appointed to monitor the elections in Turkey.
The OSCE, which also monitored the Constitutional Amendment Referendum on April 16, 2017, and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe criticized the referendum on the ground that “it was not held under equal circumstances.”
CHP EU Representation
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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