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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.

CALL TO “KEEP AT HOME” FROM CHP LEADER KEMAL KILIÇDAROĞLU

Statement of the Republican People’s Party Leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu to the press: “Keep at Home” There are expectations for a general lockdown and quarantine to be imposed among the members of the public due to COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, in the … Continue reading

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Freedom of the press: Turkey’s Pelican group – Erdoganʹs state within a state? – Qantara.de

Turkey’s Pelican group – Erdoganʹs state within a state? After Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government set its sights on critical news outlet OdaTV, several of its journalists now face harsh prison sentences. Is Turkey’s president using a secret group to control … Continue reading

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Turkey limits transport, opposition calls for ‘stay at home’ order over virus

Reuters Istanbul governor urges residents to stay home for next 48 hours Turkey halted intercity trains and limited domestic flights on March 28, as the main opposition called for a stay-at-home order after coronavirus cases surged to more than 7,000. … Continue reading

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Turkey’s coronavirus deaths up to 131, with 1,815 new cases

Duvar English Turkey’s deaths from the coronavirus increased by 23 to 131 on March 29, as the number of confirmed cases rose by 1,815 to 9,217, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. Some 105 patients have recovered so far. The minister … Continue reading

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Turkish Association Warns of Future Food, Medicine Shortages – The Media Line

Turkish Association Warns of Future Food, Medicine ShortagesKRISTINA JOVANOVSKI03/29/2020 The International Transporters Association says cargo trucks waiting for days on borders Turkey is at risk of a food and medicine shortage in as little as five months due to disruptions … Continue reading

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What awaits Turkish economy amid coronavirus outbreak?

Assoc. Prof. Dr.  Selin Sayek Böke  We are on the brink of a global crisis. It seems that when it is all over nothing will be the same. What it will look like, however, very much depends on how we … Continue reading

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CHP leader confident Turkey will overcome COVID-19 with solidarity 

The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader has expressed his belief that Turkey will overcome the ongoing coronavirus threat under the guidance of science and wisdom and by showing strong social solidarity, in a letter conveyed to the leaders … Continue reading

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“PROGRAMME ON THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19”AS ANNOUNCED BY CHP LEADER (REPUBLICAN PEOPLE’S PARTY)KEMAL KILIÇDAROĞLU

WE WILL GET THROUGH THIS TOGETHERTHE FUTURE IS OURSSTAY AT HOME TURKEY “The Economic and Social Council”, which has not convened since February2009 and is a Constitutional establishment, must be convened immediately. TheCouncil must continue to meet periodically throughout the … Continue reading

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“PROGRAMME ON THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19” AS ANNOUNCED BY CHP LEADER (REPUBLICAN PEOPLE’S PARTY) KEMAL KILIÇDAROĞLU

“PROGRAMME ON THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19” AS ANNOUNCED BY CHP LEADER (REPUBLICAN PEOPLE’S PARTY) KEMAL KILIÇDAROĞLU WE WILL GET THROUGH THIS TOGETHER THE FUTURE IS OURS STAY AT HOME TURKEY 1. “The Economic and Social Council”, which has not convened … Continue reading

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IPI Statement: 6 journalists of @odatv, @yeniyasamgazete, @Gazete_Yenicag arrested

6 journalists of @odatv, @yeniyasamgazete, @Gazete_Yenicag arrested following coverage of funeral of #Turkey intelligence officer who died in Libya conflict. IPI alert on @CoEMediaFreedom ➡️ https://t.co/CfWQHJx34k Full statement ➡️https://t.co/6p7d5fhIVW #FreeTurkeyJournalists

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