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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.

No Examination Could Be Conducted in Consul’s Residence, Consul General Leaves Turkey

While an examination could be done in the Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in İstanbul as part of the Khashoggi investigation, no examination could be conducted in the Consul’s residence. The Consul General has returned to his country. from bianet … Continue reading

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Saturday Mothers/People Prevented from Gathering at Galatasaray Square Again

Saturday Mothers/People, who have not been allowed to gather at Galatasaray Square, have asked the fates of Yurtseven, Özeken and Sarıtaş, who disappeared while in custody 23 years ago, in front of Human Rights Association’s building in Beyoğlu. from bianet … Continue reading

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CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu vows to win Ankara, Istanbul in local elections

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on Oct. 12 pledged to win two crucial metropolitans of Turkey, Istanbul and Ankara, in the upcoming local elections in March 2019. from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/2A8br25 via CHPEU

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US Pastor Brunson Released

The house arrest and international travel ban previously imposed on US Pastor Andrew Craig Brunson have been lifted. Brunson, who has been sentenced to 3 years, 1 month and 15 days in prison, has been released considering the time that … Continue reading

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CHP published an infografic on the result of the civilian coup

CHP Vice-President in charge of Human Rights, Gökçe Gökçen published an infografic on the result of the civilian coup.

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CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu: Turkey should review ties with Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi case

The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on Oct. 9 called on the government to “immediately review its relations with Saudi Arabia” and convey its concerns to the country over the case of the missing Saudi journalist. … Continue reading

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Turkey: What’s behind the most rapid inflation in 15 years? | Financial Times

Turkey: What’s behind the most rapid inflation in 15 years? Turkish consumers and businesses have been severely hit by the crisis engulfing the country’s currency, which has sent inflation to its highest pace in 15 years. More:Turkey: What’s behind the … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Erdogan steps back from McKinsey deal after opposition outcry | Ahval

Turkey’s Erdogan steps back from McKinsey deal after opposition outcry Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would not get advice from management consultancy McKinsey & Co., cancelling the deal announced by his son-in-law and Ministry of Treasury and Finance … Continue reading

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Report by Diyarbakır Bar on Sur

According to a report by Diyarbakır Bar Center for Child Rights, the youngsters some of whom were children at that time are still having psychological issues. from bianet https://ift.tt/2OaNHml via CHPEU

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Men Kill 23 Women in September

Men killed at least 23 women and two girls in September. 22 percent of the women were killed for seeking divorce. 22 percent of the murders occurred in public places. from bianet https://ift.tt/2OKsjUF via CHPEU

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