CHP Vice-President In Charge of Foreign Affairs Ünal Çeviköz’s press statement on the occasion of Europe Day, May 9

Today is the 70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration. As an expression of strong ownership of fundamental universal values such as the rule of law, human rights and freedoms, freedom of the press, thought and speech, May 9 is celebrated across all the European countries as “Europe Day”. The Republican People’s Party marks Europe Day as a symbol of the values that we are committed to and firmly and resolutely uphold. RPP undertakes once again to continue working with all of the European countries to preserve these ideals while not letting them undermined.


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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