Devlet Bahçeli

People’s Alliance to continue as long as the nation wants: Bahçeli

Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has said his party's People's Alliance with the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) would continue as long as the people of Turkey want.

"We did not just form an electoral alliance," he told daily Türkgün in an interview on July 30.

Erdoğan to embark on much anticipated Cyprus visit

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan heads to Turkish Cyprus on July 19 to mark the anniversary of Turkey's 1974 intervention, a visit which is closely monitored by the European Union and the Greek Cypriots as the trip is seen as a show of strength to support a two-state solution to the island's decades-long division.

MHP leader criticizes Constitutional Court’s decision on ex-HDP MP

Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has criticized a Constitutional Court decision ruling that the rights of former Peoples' Democratic Party's (HDP) Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu have been violated.

"How is terrorist propaganda considered a violation of rights?" the MHP leader said on July 6, addressing his lawmakers in parliament.