Secularism in Turkey

CHP leader to run for president if Nation Alliance wants

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on May 4 said he would agree to run for president in the next elections if the Nation Alliance would ask him.

"We have a Nation Alliance. If the Alliance says, 'You will be [our presidential candidate],' then I will be," he said while speaking to Yeniçağ TV.

Main opposition CHP vows to be ‘more visible’ in upcoming period

Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the chairman of the Republican People's Party (CHP), has vowed that the main opposition party will be more visible in the coming period and continue to dispatch delegations across the country to explain the party's policies and solutions to the country's problems.

CHP leader may consider becoming presidential candidate: İYİ Party head

Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, leader of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), may be a candidate in Turkey's 2023 presidential election, an opposition politician said on April 14. 

"Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu may consider becoming a presidential candidate. There is no harm there," Meral Akşener, leader of the opposition Good (İYİ) Party, told reporters in the parliament.

‘İYİ party has no intention to become part of People’s Alliance’

İYİ (Good) Party has no plans to be a part of the People's Alliance of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), İYİ Party leader Meral Akşener said on April 14.

"I am telling your little partner and its friends; I have no intention of being among you," she said, addressing the İYİ Party group members at the parliament.

CHP leader calls on opposition mayors to increase aid to people during Ramadan

Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the leader of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), has said that mayors from his party will intensify their efforts to provide aid to people in need during the month of Ramadan while slamming the government for its failure in the fight against the pandemic.

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