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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 President Kılıçdaroğlu wrote to German newspaper FAZ : Turkey’s democrats should not be left alone

Turkey’s democrats should not be left alone CHP President Kılıçdaroğlu indicated that Turkey is not just one single man and that there is a serious polarisation of the people as demonstrated by the last elections. He highlighted that those who … Continue reading

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Why Ukraine cannot become gas hub like Turkey – Turkey earns billions of dollars on gas transit, while Ukraine loses its chance – 112.international

Turkey earns billions of dollars on gas transit, while Ukraine loses its chance Author : Oleksiy KushchSome twenty years ago no one would believe that Turkey would become a gas hub and the largest transit country for Russian gas to … Continue reading

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Human Rights Association: We Condemn Operation Against Civil Society and Academia

Human Rights Association has released a written statement, emphasizing that they condemn the operations launched against academics and civil society representatives. from bianet https://ift.tt/2OSgZ4Y via CHPEU

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CHP MP Ali Şeker: 22 Thousand Children Become Mothers in 18 Months

CHP İstanbul MP Ali Şeker has announced the answers given by the Ministry of Health to his questions regarding child motherhood. Şeker has stated, “More than 40 children have been forced to become mothers a day across Turkey.” from bianet … Continue reading

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What Does Smoking Ban on Social Media Mean?

We have asked Ali Şeker, a member of the Health, Family, Labor and Social Affairs Commission of the parliament, about the recently passed article which foresees a ban on the use of tobacco products and the display of their images … Continue reading

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Local Election Date Published on Official Gazette

In the resolution of the Supreme Election Council published on the Official Gazette, the local election date has been announced as March 31, 2019. from bianet https://ift.tt/2AtapOc via CHPEU

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A Bad Influence: Erdogan’s Problematic European Friendships – Brown Political Review

A Bad Influence: Erdogan’s Problematic European FriendshipsBy Christopher KobelOctober 28, 2018 Throughout his prominence in Turkish politics, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, now the nation’s president, has raised eyebrows more than a few times. From his remarks on childrearing, “One or two … Continue reading

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CHP News: Local polls may bring end of Turkey’s main opposition: Erdoğan

The March 2019 local election may bring the end of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) with Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu at its helm, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Oct. 22.  from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/2NUBXPT via CHPEU

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Turkey’s fantasy war on inflation

Turkey’s fantasy war on inflation Mustafa Sonmez October 23, 2018 Article SummaryAnkara has declared an “all-out fight against inflation,” cajoling sellers into 10% discounts and sending municipal police to hunt hoarders, and while this bizarre strategy is unlikely to bear … Continue reading

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Commission asks Turkey to respect international agreements after new spat with Greece

The European Union remains committed to good neighbourly relations and respect of international agreements, an EU spokesperson told EURACTIV.com following tensions between Athens and Ankara on the expansion of territorial waters in the Aegean. from EURACTIV.com – Feeds https://ift.tt/2NZnAd7 via CHP Brussels

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