June 2015 Turkish general election

CHP leader demands debt relief for farmers

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on Nov. 30 called on the government to take steps to ease the loan pressure on farmers and tradesmen.

"Agricultural Credit Cooperative is choking the farmers with 71 percent interest," Kılıçdaroğlu said, speaking at the CHP's parliamentary group meeting.

CHP leader to begin public rallies to push for early polls

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said he will do whatever is necessary for early polls to take place and announced that he will start public rallies to let the voices of those who want snap elections as soon as possible be heard by the government and its ally.

Elections will be held as scheduled, in 2023: Erdoğan

The next presidential and parliamentary polls will be held in June 2023 and there will be no early polls before this date, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, calling on his Justice and Development Party (AKP) fellows to work harder to be re-elected into government in what he called "the country's most vital elections ever."

CHP vows to break 'Turkey’s ill fate' through building social unity

Turkey has to reconcile in order to heal the wounds of the past and to create a stable future for the next generations, the main opposition leader has said, reiterating his call for making peace between the rival social and political groups in the country, including conservatives, Kurds and religious minorities. 

MHP sticks to 50+1 election rule, presidential system: Leader 

It is futile and baseless to launch a discussion about the election rule of 50 percent plus one vote for electing the president, the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader has said, reiterating its loyalty to the People's Alliance with the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).