Nationalist Movement Party

Turkey Plans to Release 90,000 Non-Political Prisoners

The ruling Justice and Development Party, AKP and its junior partner, the Nationalist Movement Party, MHP, introduced a new bill to the Turkish Parliament on Tuesday aimed at releasing 90,000 prisoners.

The bill, which will be voted upon by MPs soon, will increase probation time and decrease sentences. 

CHP leader confident Turkey will overcome COVID-19 with solidarity 

The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader has expressed his belief that Turkey will overcome the ongoing coronavirus threat under the guidance of science and wisdom and by showing strong social solidarity, in a letter conveyed to the leaders of all political party leaders. 

Parliament to convene in closed session with Idlib on agenda

The Turkish Parliament is set to convene in a closed session to discuss the developments in Syria's northwestern Idlib province as the exchange of fire continues to escalate tensions between Ankara and Damascus.

The General Assembly will convene at 3.00 p.m. local time (1200GMT) for its usual weekly works which will be followed by the closed session.

MHP leader criticizes Russia over its position against Turkey in Idlib

Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has once again criticized Russia for its Syria policies and said the Russian position backing the regime against Turkey was "shocking."

Speaking to MHP lawmakers in parliament, the MHP leader accused Putin of "playing a double game."

Russia's attitude is "inexplicable even with strategic accounts," Bahçeli said.

Gov’t, MHP slam ‘new coup’ rumors

Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli on Feb. 18 stressed that coming up with rumors that a new coup attempt in Turkey was underway was a "betrayal to the country."

"If anyone considers a coup d'état, they would see the resistance of the 82 million of Turkey," he said, speaking at his party's parliamentary group meeting.