Opposition candidate victory confirmed in Ankara – Politics – ANSAMed.it

Opposition candidate victory confirmed in Ankara

After partial recount obtained by Erdogan’s AKP

ISTANBUL, APRIL 8 – The contested mayoral election in Ankara officially closed on Monday in favour of CHP opposition candidate Mansur Yavas, following a partial recount of about 125,000 votes obtained by the AKP party of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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from Turkish Digest http://bit.ly/2G6uywc

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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