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Political parties exchange Eid al-Adha greetings

Political parties in Türkiye marked Eid al-Adha with a series of congratulatory visits on June 17, signaling a renewed push for dialogue in Turkish politics.

The celebrations kicked off with a meeting between the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) on the second day of Eid.

CHP delegation to meet finance minister for tax talks

A delegation from the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) is set to meet with Treasury and Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek in the coming days to propose reforms for a "fair tax system."

The decision was reached during President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's landmark visit to the CHP headquarters, the first in 18 years.

Erdoğan visits CHP headquarters after 18 years to meet Özel

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited the Republican People's Party (CHP) headquarters for the first time in 18 years on June 11 to meet with the main opposition leader Özgür Özel.

This visit follows Özel's earlier meeting with Erdoğan at the Justice and Development Party (AKP) headquarters on May 2, marking the first such interaction between the AKP and CHP leaders since 2016.

No plan to tax gains from crypto, stocks: Şimşek

Imposing a tax on proceeds from crypto assets and stocks is not on the government's agenda, Treasury and Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek has said.

Speaking at an event organized by the International Investors' Association (YASED) in Ankara, Şimşek, however, told reporters that "a very limited" transaction fee or tax may be levied on those assets.

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