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Council of Europe Local and Regional Authorities Congress urges Turkey to ensure that the recounting judges work freely and without interference

Congress urges Turkey to ensure that the recounting judges work freely and without interference Strasbourg, 4 April 2019. – The Bureau of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, meeting at the 36th Congress Plenary … Continue reading

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European Progressives, PES congratulates and supports newly-elected Istanbul Mayor Imamoglu and Ankara Mayor Yavas

A setback for Erdoğan in the local elections in Turkey. Congratulations to our friends @herkesicinCHP and their leader @kilicdarogluk for the strong results. Congratulations to @mansuryavas06 – elected mayor of Ankara and @ekrem_imamoglu in Istanbul. https://t.co/ZQ5YF3U3jw

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PES welcomes the result of the democratic opposition in the Turkish local elections

A setback for Erdoğan in the local elections in Turkey. Congratulations to our friends CHP and their leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu for the strong results. Congratulations to Mansur Yavaş elected mayor of Ankara and Ekrem İmamoglu in Istanbul. A strong outcome … Continue reading

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Turkey is turning a page; Progressives are in power in major cities of 32 million inhabitants

The voters said “enough is enough, it is time for change in Turkey” Governing party of Turkey, AKP suffers a major setback in yesterday’s local elections. The sinking economy and deteriorated democratic conditions were at the center of voters’ concerns … Continue reading

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Statement by the CHP Deputy Chair for Foreign Relations, Ünal Çeviköz concerning Trump’s Proclamation about the Golan Heights and Israeli Strikes on Gaza.

The US President Donald Trump signed a proclamation to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights of Syria that they occupied in 1967 and annexed in 1981. This proclamation contravenes the UN Charter, the UN Security Council (UNSC) Resolutions 242 … Continue reading

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CHP’s Municipal Elections Manifesto: “Remedy Municipalism”

Main opposition Republican People’s Party CHP has announced the election manifesto for upcoming March 31, Municipal Elections. The party has proposed “Remedy Municipalism” as the most basic answer to needs & demands among voters ahead of elections. Previously governing AKP … Continue reading

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CHP Deputy Chairman Ünal Çeviköz’s Press Release on Attacks in New Zealand

We have learned with deep sorrow that 49 people were killed and 48 were wounded in the grave terrorist attack during Friday prayers to the Al Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. We condemn this racist and inhumane … Continue reading

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PRESS STATEMENT BY CHP DEPUTY CHAIR ÜNAL ÇEVİKÖZ REGARDING THE EP’S RESOLUTION ON THE SUSPENSION OF ACCESSION NEGOTIATIONS WITH TURKEY

The adoption by the Plenary Session of the European Parliament (EP) of a resolution recommending the suspension of accession negotiations with Turkey by a large majority in a vote on 13 March 2019 is a strong political message against an … Continue reading

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CHP DEPUTY CHAIRMAN ÜNAL ÇEVIKÖZ’S PRESS RELEASE ABOUT THE DRAFT EP RESOLUTION ON TURKEY

The Committee on Foreign Affairs of the European Parliament (EP) has adopted the final draft of the resolution recommending to suspend the accession negotiations with Turkey by large majority with 47 votes in favour and 7 votes against, in a … Continue reading

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Press Release From CHP Vice Chairman on Foreign Affairs Mr. Ünal Çeviköz on Venezuela

“Foreign interventions would not bring well-being or peace to the people of Venezuela” We have been closely and diligently following the events unfolding in Venezuela in recent weeks. The institutional conflict that arose from the polarisation of the Venezuelan society … Continue reading

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