June 2015 Turkish general election

CHP head: We are allying with all voters

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).

Talks to extend AKP-MHP alliance to 20 more provinces ongoing: AKP spokesperson

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.

CHP leader criticizes gov't's urban policies following building collapse

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.

CHP appeals to voters of all parties for local polls, including HDP, says party leader

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.

CHP leader says in-house tension result of democracy, not chaos

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.

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