Social democracy

CHP leader urges youth to vote

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called on the youth of the country to vote in the upcoming elections.

Addressing his party's parliamentary group meeting on Nov. 23, Kılıçdaroğlu said 6.3 million young people will go to the ballot box and vote in the upcoming elections.

"Vote for your future," he said.

North Macedonia MP Dispels ‘Kidnapping’ Claims

In North Macedonia's parliament on Monday, MP Kastriot Rexhepi said his absence from last Thursday's session, which aborted a planned vote of no confidence in the government had been his own decision. He had not been "kidnapped", as frustrated opposition lawmakers suggested. He had simply wanted to avoid unwarranted publicity.

Another Party Joins "We Continue the Change"

The Social Democrats are joining "We Continue the Change" to run together in the November 14 parliamentary elections.

Talks to join the coalition are also being held with other parties, which would recognize the main political goals and priorities of "We Continue to Change" and are ready to abide by the principles set out in the agreement, they said.

Main opposition CHP calls for activation of aerial body amid wildfires

The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) has called for the recreation of the Turkish Air Association (THK), a key aerial body tasked to fight forest fires, in a nationwide campaign with the participation of municipalities, the government and civil society.

CHP will negotiate hard with EU on refugee burden-sharing: Kılıçdaroğlu

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said his party aims to negotiate with the European Union to "jointly share the burden" of Syrian refugees when they come to power instead of solely receiving money from the bloc in return for Turkey hosting millions of refugees.