Zarrab case a “milestone” in Erdoğan’s path to autocracy, says U.S. prosecutor Bharara | Ahval

Zarrab case a “milestone” in Erdoğan’s path to autocracy, says U.S. prosecutor Bharara

Preet Bharara, the former Southern District New York prosecutor who oversaw part of the case against Turkish citizens charged with breaking sanctions on Iran, has said in a new book about his experiences that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s interference in the case was a “milestone along his unfortunate path to autocracy.”

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from Turkish Digest https://ift.tt/2J16Vss
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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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