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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.

CHP News & Views, Issue 28th: 10th anniversary of the Istanbul Convention

Please find below the CHP Press Release on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Istanbul Convention. chp_foreignrelations_15may2021_28thissue.pdf

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CHP News & Views Issue 26 / 27

Please find enclosed CHP News & Views 26th and 27th below. chp_foreignrelations_26april2021_27thissue.pdf chp_foreignrelations_25april2021_26thissue.pdf

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Press Release by Republican People’s Party on President Biden’s statement regarding the events of 1915

Press Release by Republican People’s Party on President Biden’s statement regarding the events of 1915 https://t.co/P9YFlv5eEz

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25th Issue l CHP News & Views l Human Rights Action Plan

Please find below 25th Issue of News and Views, including an executive summary of basic principles of the Human Rights Action Plan (HRAP) and a comparative table. 25th Issue – comparativetable_1.pdf 25the Issue – chp_foreignrelations_7april2021_25thissue_1.pdf

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24th Issue of CHP News & Views : Press release of the application submitted to the Council of State by Republica n People’s Party Women’s Wings against the decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention

Please find below the 24th Issue of CHP News & Views : Press release of the application submitted to the Council of State by Republican People’s Party Women’s Wings against the decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention. chp_foreignrelations_2april2021_24thissue.pdf

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News and Views 22nd Issue: Abolishment of Istanbul Convention

Please find below the 22nd Issue of CHP News & Views: Abolishment of Istanbul Convention. chp_foreignrelations_20march2021_22ndissue.pdf

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News and Views 18th Issue:”Main opposition CHP chair slams Erdoğan’s constitution bid

Please find below the 18th issue of News & Views including an interview with CHP President Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu. chp_foreignrelations_8february2021_18thissue.pdf

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16th issue of News & Views on CHP Chairman Kemal Kıllıçdaroğlu’s speech on the budget in Turkish Parliament

Please find below the 16th issue of News & Views on CHP Chairman Kemal Kıllıçdaroğlu’s speech on the budget in TGNA. CHP_ForeignRelations_24December2020_16thIssue.pdf

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CHP leader Kılıçaroğlu calls on ‘democrats’ to unite against totalitarian regimes

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called on “democrats” to unite, stressing that a people-oriented perspective should rule the whole world. “The COVID-19 pandemic has once again proved us that we are a world citizen community living in … Continue reading

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Main opposition CHP leader slams government over pledged reforms

The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader has questioned the capacity of the government in rolling out reforms and said it will fail to accomplish them. “I want them to make reforms, but they cannot. What area will they … Continue reading

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CHP’s EU Envoy Sevinç Talks to Cumhuriyet Daily On Turkey’s Foreign Policy and Recent Developments in the EU and the US

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Daily Cumhuriyet’s interview with Ms Kader Sevinc, the European Union representative of main opposition CHP. Excerpt: “The EU has taken its first step toward a gradual sanctions process and instructed its institutions to begin work on sanctions. That the decision … Continue reading

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CHP News & Views, 21.12.2020

Please find enclosed the 15th issue of News & Views on current foreign policy developments. chp_foreignrelations_21december2020_15thissue_1.pdf

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CHP News & Views, 21.12.2020

Please find enclosed the 15th issue of News & Views on current foreign policy developments. chp_foreignrelations_21december2020_15thissue_1.pdf

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Main opposition CHP to set up domestic violence hotline

The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has announced that it will set up a helpline to protect women from violence and will provide assistance to victims of violence through local governments. “We have established a call center in our … Continue reading

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News & Views 14th Issue //Information Note: Turkey Wealth Fund, Borsa Istanbul And Tank Track Factory

Please find below the 14th issue of News and Views that includes Information Note on Turkey Wealth Fund, Borsa Istanbul And Tank Track Factory. chp_foreignrelations_16december2020_14thissue.pdf

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News and Views: CHP’s Assessment of the European Council Conclusions on Turkey

Please find enclosed the 13th issue of News and Views that includes CHP’s Assessment of the European Council Conclusions on Turkey. CHP_ForeignRelations_14December2020_13thIssue.pdf

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ANKARA SENDS MIXED MESSAGES TO EU AHEAD OF SUMMIT

Turkey continued to give confusing messages to the European Union in its dispute over the Eastern Mediterranean ahead of this week’s EU Summit, with some suggesting Ankara might welcome a few cosmetic sanctions to deflect attention from its deteriorating economy. … Continue reading

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CHP’s 10 metropolitan mayors continue to insist that the numbers announced by the Health Ministry don’t refl ect the truth

TURKEY IMPOSES PARTIAL LOCKDOWNS Turkey has signed a contract to purchase 50 million doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, although rising numbers of cases have forced the government to again begin applying partial lockdowns. There will be a partial lockdown between … Continue reading

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HUGE INCREASE IN VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN 2020

Violence against women jumped 36 percent in the first half of 2020 compared to the same period of 2019, according to a report prepared by the Interior Ministry. “Some 117,192 acts of violence against women were reported,” said the report, … Continue reading

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MORE LEADING CHP FIGURES MARKED FOR ASSASSINATION

The Interior Ministry has assigned more security guards to protect CHP Chair Kemal Kilicdaroglu and Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu amid an increasing number of death threats against senior leaders from the main opposition. “I know well that the phones of … Continue reading

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