People ' s Party

Nation Alliance slams escalation during Akşener visit to Black Sea region

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said a verbal attack against İYİ (Good) Party leader Meral Akşener in the Black Sea province of Rize is an organized act.

The perpetrators of the incident "have not taken their share of democracy" he said, speaking to private Sözcü TV on May 20.

People Alliance, Nation Alliance agree over candidates for election of board of judges, prosecutors

The political parties of the Nation Alliance and the People Alliance have agreed on the candidates for the Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK), the first consensus between the two rival camps.

Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gül on May 20 announced that the People Alliance and the Nation Alliance have agreed at the commission of parliament.

President Erdoğan, MHP leader hold meeting

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on May 18 had a meeting with Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli.

The meeting came following the introduction of a 100-article constitutional draft by the MHP on May 4.

In February, Erdoğan urged all political parties to participate in drafting a new constitution, with Bahçeli voicing the agreement.

Main opposition criticizes ‘democrats of world’ for silence over attacks on Palestinians

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said the responsibility of every child killed in Palestine belongs to the whole world.

"What are the democrats of the world doing while there is a bloodbath," he asked, speaking at the CHP's parliamentary group meeting on May 18.

Ex-Turkish presidential contender forms new political party

A politician who once ran as a presidential challenger to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, formed a new political party on May 17, months after he broke away from Turkey's main opposition party.

Muharrem Ince, 56, formally applied to the Interior Ministry to establish the Memleket Partisi, or Homeland Party, and was immediately chosen as its chairman.

Turkish Parliament condemns Israel’s attacks on Al-Aqsa mosque

Turkey's political parties in parliament, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), İYİ (Good) Party and the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), issued a joint declaration on May 10 condemning Israel's attacks on Al-Aqsa mosque.

CHP leader to run for president if Nation Alliance wants

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on May 4 said he would agree to run for president in the next elections if the Nation Alliance would ask him.

"We have a Nation Alliance. If the Alliance says, 'You will be [our presidential candidate],' then I will be," he said while speaking to Yeniçağ TV.