June 2015 Turkish general election
The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) is allying with all voters for the upcoming elections regardless of their political parties, leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on Feb. 17 in response to ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) accusations that his party was forming a de facto alliance with the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP).
Turkey is suffering from inequality in income distribution and has forgotten what a social state is like, main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said.
Ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) spokesperson Ömer Çelik has said that their alliance with the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), called the People's Alliance, may expand further to cover 20 more provinces for the upcoming March 31 elections.
Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called out the Turkish government for building "nothing but high-rise buildings" and turning forests into "concrete jungles" throughout its 14-year tenure, following a building collapse in Istanbul which the opposition blames on illegal building practices.
Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said Turkey's economy has been deteriorating, while stressing that Turkey has one of the highest levels of inflation in the world.
The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) has nominated a member of the socialist Freedom and Solidarity Party's (ÖDP) board of chairs, Alper Taş, to run for mayor of Istanbul's central Beyoğlu district on its ticket.
The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) has called on voters of all political parties to support it in the local elections, party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on Feb. 1 when asked about cooperation with the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) regarding Turkey's most populous provinces Istanbul, Ankara and İzmir.
Internal discussions over the selection process of mayoral candidates are just a result of democracy and not a reflection of an in-house chaos, the leader of the main opposition party has said, criticizing President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for distancing himself and Turkey away from democracy.