People ' s Party

CHP leader criticizes govt’s handling of economy

The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has criticized the government for its management of the economy, saying that small businesses were suffering the most during the pandemic.

Small businesses pay the price of the government's mismanagement, he said while addressing his party members at the parliament on April 6.

MHP leader condemns statement by retired admirals on Montreux Convention

The declaration of the 104 retired admirals supporting the Montreux Convention is a "black stain" on Turkey's history of democracy, Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli said on April 6, calling on the authorities to remove their titles and abolish their pensions.

Gov’t reaction to retired admirals’ declaration part of ‘fake agenda’: CHP

The government's reaction to a letter from retired admirals is a "fake agenda" that aims to distract the public from Turkey's real problems, main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said.

"These fake agendas do not work. The only real agenda of our people is their dinner table," Kılıçdaroğlu tweeted on April 4.

CHP leader criticizes decision to renew parliament voting on law proposal

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has criticized developments on a security investigation law proposal that was initially rejected in parliament by opposition votes, adding that a decision to renew the vote was taken after an initiative of the parliament speaker with the demand of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).

CHP applies to Council of State to nullify decree ending Istanbul Convention

The main opposition Republican People's Party's (CHP) female members have applied to the Council of State over the termination of the Istanbul Convention.

CHP Women's Branch Chair Aylin Nazlıaka submitted a petition to the Council of State on behalf of women in the party, demanding the "annulment of the president's decision."

Main opposition leader urges snap elections in fall

Main opposition Republican People's Party (MHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said Turkey must hold general elections in the fall, before the scheduled time in 2023.

"Can a state be governed like this? They must go to the election. The election should be in the fall," he said on March 26, speaking to private broadcaster Fox TV.

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