Justice and Development Party (AKP)

Türkiye presents “visa refusals” report to PACE

Türkiye presented a report on the visa difficulties experienced by Turkish citizens when entering European Union member countries to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

Schengen visa refusals to Turkish citizens rose from 4 percent in 2014 to 12.7 percent in 2020, according to the report.

Erdoğan congratulates AKP’s ‘Dodurga victory’

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan shared his congratulations on his social media account after Hasan Hüseyin Kaşıkcı, the candidate of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) won the mayoral election according to unofficial results, held in the central Anatolian province of Çankırı's Dodurga, which gained the status of a town again after 8 years.

Turkish Parliament to go to recess

A senior ruling party official has said that the Turkish Parliament will go to recess on July 1 until Oct. 1.

"The Parliament will go to recess on July 1 after the completion of pending legislative affairs on the approval of additional budget and academic amnesty," deputy parliamentary group leader of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) Mahir Ünal told reporters on late June 28.