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CHP objects to sending troops to Libya

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The main opposition party’s leader, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, has urged the Turkish government to take lessons from the Syrian conflict and not to deploy troops to Libya as Ankara and Tripoli have agreed on a comprehensive security and defense deal. “What … Continue reading

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Turkey ranks 130 of 153 countries on World Economic Forum Gender Equality Index 2020

Turkey ranks 130 of 153 countries on World Economic Forum Gender Equality Index 2020 Full report: http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_GGGR_2020.pdf

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Turkish Main Opposition CHP Releases “One Man Regime” Report

Republican People’s Party CHP prepared a report on the 5th year of Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s first time Presidential election victory on August 10, 2014. According to the report, in the last 5 years it caused a decrease in Turkey’s domestic … Continue reading

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Press Statement by Ünal Çeviköz, CHP Deputy Chair on the Removal of Turkey from the F-35 Project

The removal of Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet project on grounds that it acquired the S-400 air defence system from Russia has created a new turning point in Turkish – US relations. All necessary measures must be taken to … Continue reading

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Istanbul opposition leader faces jail time for social media posts

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The story ( 28.05.2019 ), please read the briefing below as well: An Istanbul court on Monday accepted an indictment charging the chair of the main opposition party’s Istanbul branch with insulting the president and spreading terrorist propaganda, state-run Anadolu … Continue reading

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Kader Sevinç talks to Euronews: Nothing will be the same after Istanbul win

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Watch the interview: The defeat of Turkey’s ruling AK Party in the rerun of Istanbul’s mayoral race could pave the way to early general elections and ultimately bring an end to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s rule, a senior member of … Continue reading

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CHP’s Declaration of Democracy and Freedom

Declaration of Democracy and Freedom Our Beloved Nation, 6 May 2019 is marked as a black day in our democratic history. This date will never perish from memory. There has never been another example in our history of law, justice, … Continue reading

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Declaration by the CHP Party Assembly: We want to clearly emphasize that we are not going to let anyone to terrorize us and our society

28 April 2019 28 days ago we completed the most unfair and polarizing election process throughout the history of multi-party democracy in Turkey, during which the ruling party abused its power relentlessly. Our fellow citizens declared their decision by casting … Continue reading

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CHP’s EU Envoy writes a letter announcing the confirmation of Imamoglu’s election as the Mayor of Metropolitan İstanbul

Dear Friends, We went through a lot in last 17 days following 31 March Turkish Local Elections… Since the election night, our opponents have tried everything to prevent Mr Ekrem Imamoglu, Mayor-elect of Istanbul from receiving his certificate of election … Continue reading

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The Council of Europe’s Socialists, Democrats & Greens Group: Turkey has to respect the outcome of the local elections

Turkey has to respect the outcome of the local elections Following the local elections on 31 March 2019, we ask the Turkish authorities to accept the election result. Certainly, every party has the right to ask for proving of the … Continue reading

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