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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.

Permanent truce in Idlib is essential, says main opposition CHP

A “permanent ceasefire” in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib is essential “as soon as possible,” according to Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP). “We lost our heroes outside our borders. Why did we lose them? We are waiting … Continue reading

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The humanitarian crisis in Turkey shines a light on Europe’s failures | Elif Shafak | World news | The Guardian

The humanitarian crisis in Turkey shines a light on Europe’s failuresElif ShafakTurkey was once on course to join the EU. The desperate refugees trapped on its border reflect a broken relationship More:The humanitarian crisis in Turkey shines a light on … Continue reading

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What do the US presidential candidates think about Turkey?

What do the US presidential candidates think about Turkey? United World InternationalMarch 3 was the most important day for the rival Democrats ahead of the presidential elections, Super Tuesday. 14 states chose who they would like to contend against Donald … Continue reading

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Turkey: women push for more influence | Financial Times

Turkey: women push for more influence From manufacturing to fashion, pioneering female business leaders are opening up opportunities More:Turkey: women push for more influence | Financial Times from Turkish Digest https://ift.tt/2Is8KM5 via CHPEU

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Proposals to lift immunity of 28 opposition lawmakers submitted to Turkish Parliament

Duvar English Turkey’s Justice Ministry has submitted to the Parliament a total of 55 summary of proceedings seeking to have legislative immunity lifted for 28 opposition lawmakers from the Republican People’s Party (CHP), the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and … Continue reading

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Yalova municipality replaces dismissed CHP mayor with AKP councilor

Duvar English The city council of the eastern Marmara province of Yalova elected a councilor from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in lieu of the previously elected mayor from the Republican People’s Party (CHP) who was dismissed in … Continue reading

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Refugee shelter burns as Greece rolls out new asylum restrictions

Blaze at refugee centre on Lesbos amid tense standoff between Turkey and EU over responsibility for migrants. from Al Jazeera English https://ift.tt/2wGC5zy

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EU coalition to relocate child migrants from Greece

A coalition of EU states has offered to relocate up to 1,500 migrant children from Greek islands on a “voluntary” basis, Germany said Sunday without naming the members of the group. “At the European level, negotiations are taking place these … Continue reading

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Russia and Turkey agree on Idlib ceasefire

Russia and Turkey have agreed on a military ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib province. from Al Jazeera English https://ift.tt/2v65gf3

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Former EP Turkey rapporteur criticizes EU for failing to uphold 2016 migrant deal

Duvar English The European Parliament’s former Turkey rapporteur, Kati Piri, has criticized the European Union for failing to comply by a migrant deal it reached with Turkey in 2016. In a statement on Twitter on March 2, Piri indicated that the EU did … Continue reading

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