Justice and Development Party (AKP)

AKP delegation meets İYİ Party's new leader

A ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) delegation, including the party's parliamentary leaders, visited the İYİ (Good) Party's new leader, Müsavat Dervişoğlu, on May 30.

The AKP delegation was led by Abdullah Güler, Özlem Zengin, Bahadır Yenişehirlioğlu, Abdulhamit Gül and Muhammet Emin Akaşoğlu, and included the party's deputy leader, Mustafa Elitaş.

Stray dog draft submitted to parliament: Minister

In a recent development regarding the contentious issue of stray animals, Justice Minister Yılmaz Tunç announced that a draft legislation has been presented to the parliament.

The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) unveiled a draft last week in response to the escalating incidents involving stray animals, some resulting in injuries.

Yerlikaya defends X sharing of law enforcement ops

Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya has defended the continuous dissemination of law enforcement operations on his X account, rebuffing criticisms from ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) deputies.

Yerlikaya initiated informative sessions with parliamentarians last week, aiming to apprise them of ongoing operations within their respective regions.

AKP proposes stray dog euthanasia amid safety concerns

The Justice and Development Party (AKP) has evaluated the issue of euthanizing stray animals with an amendment to the Animal Rights Law, which it has been working on for some time.

The proposal, reportedly spurred by recent dog attacks and backed by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, will soon be submitted to Parliament.