Politics by country

Chamber of Deputies rejects draft law on pardons

The Chamber of Deputies has rejected, on Wednesday, with 177 votes for rejection, one against and two abstentions, the draft law regarding the pardoning some sentences and some educational measures deprived of freedom of movement. The Minister of Justice, Ana Birchall, announced, before the vote, that the Government supports the rejection of this project.

Macron: Europe Cannot be Stable Without Russia

The West to lend a hand to Russia and do its best to restore good relations with it. This was stated by the French president in a foreign policy speech in Paris.

Emmanuel Macron's thesis is that Europe will never be stable and safe unless it comes closer to Russia. He noted that Moscow's repulsion was a strategic mistake and that sanctions were not in Europe's interest.

HDP delegation pays visit to main opposition CHP chief

A delegation of four from the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) has paid a visit to main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu. The visit came just a week after HDP mayors of eastern Diyarbakır, Mardin and Van provinces were suspended over alleged links to terror organizations.

Erdogan opens air show in Russia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir have underscored their close links as they opened a major Russian air show.

Erdogan was Putin's guest of honor on Tuesday at the opening of the MAKS aviation show outside Moscow and even got to peek inside the cockpit of Russia's newest fighter jet, the Su-57, which was unveiled at the show.