Ekrem İmamoğlu

Opposition presidential candidate urges calm before key polls

Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the joint presidential candidate of the oppositional Nation Alliance, has urged calm with only a few days left to one of Türkiye's most critical elections and criticized the government for not taking security measures to prevent the incident that took place in Erzurum over the weekend.

İmamoğlu’s election bus attacked with stones in Erzurum

A group attacked Nation Alliance vice presidential candidate and İstanbul Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu's election bus with stones during his rally in the eastern province of Erzurum on May 7, as some of those who attended the rally were injured.

İmamoglu said that a maximum of 300-400 "instigated people" organized the attack, but the police did not interfere with these people.

Istanbul, Ankara mayors to tackle disaster management, social policies if elected

Nation Alliance joint candidate and Republican People's Party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has announced that Istanbul Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu will be responsible for disaster management and Ankara Mayor Mansur Yavaş for social policies if the opposition wins the May 14 presidential polls.

Istanbul, Ankara mayors to serve as vice presidents: Kılıçdaroğlu

Ekrem İmamoğlu and Mansur Yavaş, mayors of Istanbul and Ankara respectively, will serve as the vice presidents if the Nation Alliance wins the presidential polls, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the joint candidate of the opposition and Chairman of the Republican People's Party (CHP) stated.

Burying Differences, Turkish Opposition Backs Kilicdaroglu to Beat Erdogan

Turkish main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader and Presidential candidate Kemal Kilicdaroglu (2-L) greets his supporters with his wife Selvi (R), Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu (2-R) and Ankara Mayor Mansur Yavas (L) after the six opposition parties alliance chose and announced him as presidential candidate for the upcoming elections, in Ankara, Turkey 06 March 2023.