CHP Presidential Candidate İnce donates 500 liras each to rival presidential candidates

Muharrem İnce, the presidential candidate of the main opposition CHP, has donated 500 Turkish Liras to the campaigns of all five rival presidential candidates.

“In these difficult times, society and politics should embrace each other and not get into polarization. Politicians are not enemies. That is why I have donated to the election campaigns of my competitors from my own wage,” İnce posted on his official Twitter account on May 23 after depositing 500 liras into the accounts of rival presidential candidates Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Selahattin Demirtaş, Meral Akşener, Temel Karamollaoğlu and Doğu Perinçek.

İnce also criticized President Erdoğan for excessive and unchecked use of public resources for his campaign.

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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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