People's Party

Tal Abyad, Ras al-Ain towns ‘under control’: Defense minister

Turkish troops have taken control of Tal Abyad and Ras al-Ain border towns of Syria, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Oct. 14.
"Tel Abyad and Ras al-Ain are under control. Work for the control of the region is ongoing," he told reporters after his meeting with the leader of opposition İYİ (Good) Party, Meral Akşener.

Main opposition CHP urges gov’t to show reaction to Trump in emergency meeting

The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) on Oct. 10 held an emergency Central Executive Board (MYK) meeting, urging the government to show a "state reaction" to U.S. President Donald Trump's "penalizing" remarks about the country's fresh operation into northeast Syria.