Grand National Assembly of Turkey

CHP leader to run for president if Nation Alliance wants

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on May 4 said he would agree to run for president in the next elections if the Nation Alliance would ask him.

"We have a Nation Alliance. If the Alliance says, 'You will be [our presidential candidate],' then I will be," he said while speaking to Yeniçağ TV.

CHP to submit proposal for Central Bank ‘independence’ to parliament

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said that his party will submit a law proposal in parliament in the coming days regarding the independence of the Central Bank.

The CHP will seek support from MHP Chair Devlet Bahçeli for this proposal, Kılıçdaroğlu said on April 29, speaking to Karar TV.

MHP calls on opposition to collaborate for new charter

The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has already started to work for the new constitution in line with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's call, MHP Chairman Devlet Bahçeli has said, describing it as a historic duty to crown the centennial of the Republic of Turkey while calling on the opposition parties to lend their support to this initiative.

Summaries of proceedings against MPs, CHP leader submitted to parliament

The summaries of proceedings against 10 deputies, including main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, were submitted to the Parliament Speaker's Office on April 14.

Eight of these lawmakers are from the CHP and two others are from the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP).

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.

‘İYİ party has no intention to become part of People’s Alliance’

İYİ (Good) Party has no plans to be a part of the People's Alliance of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), İYİ Party leader Meral Akşener said on April 14.

"I am telling your little partner and its friends; I have no intention of being among you," she said, addressing the İYİ Party group members at 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.

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