Politics of Asia
A motion seeking to drop the parliamentarian status of a lawmaker from the Democratic Regions Party (DBP) was submitted to parliament late on June 16.
The action was taken against DBP Diyarbakır Deputy Salihe Aydeniz after a criminal complaint by an Istanbul prosecutor was sent to the Justice Ministry, which reported to the presidency about the procedure.
Turkey conveyed its condolences to Lebanon on Oct. 14 after shootings in the capital Beirut left several demonstrators dead.
Expressing sorrow for the demonstrators killed by unidentified shooters during a protest held in Beirut on Thursday, a statement by the Foreign Ministry said it hoped those responsible would be caught and brought to justice as soon as possible.
With Turkey witnessing its highest increase in the number of coronavirus cases, main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on April 11 urged the members of the Science Board to speak out about the course of the pandemic in Turkey.
"Our Science Board is taken hostage," Kılıçdaroğlu said in a video message he posted on Twitter.
The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has criticized the government for its management of the economy, saying that small businesses were suffering the most during the pandemic.
Small businesses pay the price of the government's mismanagement, he said while addressing his party members at the parliament on April 6.
The government's reaction to a letter from retired admirals is a "fake agenda" that aims to distract the public from Turkey's real problems, main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said.
"These fake agendas do not work. The only real agenda of our people is their dinner table," Kılıçdaroğlu tweeted on April 4.
The main opposition Republican People's Party's (CHP) female members have applied to the Council of State over the termination of the Istanbul Convention.
CHP Women's Branch Chair Aylin Nazlıaka submitted a petition to the Council of State on behalf of women in the party, demanding the "annulment of the president's decision."