Turkish local elections

Turkish Opposition to Run Joint Candidate Against President Erdogan

Leader of main opposition Republican People's Party, Kemal Kilicdaroglu (C), candidate of main opposition Republican People's Party for Ankara mayor Mansur Yavas and Republican People's Party candidate for Istanbul mayor Ekrem Imamoglu greet their supporters in Ankara, April 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE/STRINGER.

MHP calls on Istanbul mayor to resign due to ‘ineffective fight against blizzard’

Devlet Bahçeli, the head of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), has called on Istanbul Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu to resign because of what he called "his failure" in the fight against last week's heavy snow and for meeting a foreign envoy instead of serving the people of Istanbul.