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AKP, MHP slam CHP leader for protesting electricity prices

The ruling People's Alliance, made up of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) , has strongly criticized main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu who declared that he won't pay his electricity bills until the recent hikes are withdrawn.

Erdoğan will run for president for second time, not third: Parliament speaker

Parliament Speaker Mustafa Şentop has dismissed claims that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan cannot run in the next presidential elections, recalling that he was given the right to serve as president for two terms in a constitutional amendment in 2017.

Debate on ‘candidacy’ only benefits Erdoğan: CHP leader

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said a recent debate on the candidacy of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan aimed at "creating victimization."

"This discussion can be held at the legal level, but these discussions only benefit Erdoğan on the political ground of Turkey today," he told broadcaster TV5 on Feb. 8.

MHP reiterates polls will take place as slated in June 2023

 

The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has reiterated its loyalty to the People's Alliance with the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) as well as the executive-presidential system, its leader Devlet Bahçeli has said, underlining once again that the elections will take place as scheduled in June 2023.

CHP leader urges unity to overcome ‘hard days’

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called for unity to overcome the "hard days" that Turkey has been facing recently.

"We are having hard days. We are going through difficult circumstances together. We will and we must overcome together; we must overcome," he said at the CHP's parliamentary group meeting on Feb. 1.

MHP calls on Istanbul mayor to resign due to ‘ineffective fight against blizzard’

Devlet Bahçeli, the head of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), has called on Istanbul Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu to resign because of what he called "his failure" in the fight against last week's heavy snow and for meeting a foreign envoy instead of serving the people of Istanbul.

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