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CHP leader may consider becoming presidential candidate: İYİ Party head

Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, leader of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), may be a candidate in Turkey's 2023 presidential election, an opposition politician said on April 14. 

"Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu may consider becoming a presidential candidate. There is no harm there," Meral Akşener, leader of the opposition Good (İYİ) Party, told reporters in the parliament.

CHP leader calls on opposition mayors to increase aid to people during Ramadan

Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the leader of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), has said that mayors from his party will intensify their efforts to provide aid to people in need during the month of Ramadan while slamming the government for its failure in the fight against the pandemic.

CHP leader calls on Scientific Board’s members to speak out

 

With Turkey witnessing its highest increase in the number of coronavirus cases, main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on April 11 urged the members of the Science Board to speak out about the course of the pandemic in Turkey.

"Our Science Board is taken hostage," Kılıçdaroğlu said in a video message he posted on Twitter.

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).

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