Saadet Party leader clarifies his words over ‘new alliances’

The statement by Saadet (Felicity) Party leader Temel Karamollaoğlu that there may be a third alliance on the side of opposition parties after a new election law has sparked a debate over cooperation among six opposition parties that united to reinstate a parliamentary system in Turkey.

MHP leader downplays ‘strengthened parliamentary system’ meeting

Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has downplayed a meeting of six opposition parties at the weekend held to shape a road map for a "strengthened parliamentary system."

"They do not have presidential candidates, they do not have a strategy and they do not have the slightest preparation for the future," he said.