Issues and developments during the 2015 Turkish general elections

Erdoğan labels new constitution efforts 'national duty'

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has reiterated his ruling Justice and Development Party's (AKP) proposal for a new constitution, deeming it a "national duty."

"Constitutions made without seeking compromise are crippled beyond birth, they are closer to producing a crisis," Erdoğan stated during an event in Istanbul on May 27.

Erdoğan vows to address concerns after AKP's election setback

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has reassured that his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) "will not scapegoat citizens" following a setback in the local elections held on March 31.

Erdoğan's remarks came during a central executive board meeting where he addressed the election outcomes and their implications for the party's future.

New economic model to boost investment, employment, production, export: Erdoğan

The new economic model that Turkey is pursuing aims to grow the national economy by boosting investment, employment, production and export, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, reiterating that this strategy will likely record more than 10 percent growth by the end of this year.

Turkey’s economic parameters surpassed pre-pandemic period: Erdoğan

Turkey's economic development has reached a level even higher than that of the pre-pandemic period, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Sept. 14.

"With a rapid increase in industrial production, exports, employment and growth in the last period, we have surpassed even the pre-pandemic period," Erdoğan said, addressing a group of workers.