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Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed educational policy amendments envisioning the removal of the founder leaders of Turkish Republic Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and İsmet İnönü from the curriculum
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has appealed to the Parliamentary Speakers’ Office to ensure that parliamentary deliberations on a constitutional amendment proposal are aired live on TV so that the public can be informed about the content of the planned changes
Turkey has begun to question the use of the İncirlik air base by the anti-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) coalition forces, as the U.S. has failed to support Ankara’s offensive in the al-Bab region against the jihadist group, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Jan. 4
President Erdoğan declares that terrorist groups who have left Turkey reeling with a series of attacks will not divide the country
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Jan. 4 that “nobody should be forced to have the same kind of lifestyle” as someone else
The chair of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, has called on people to follow parliamentary sessions starting on Jan. 9, the date when charter amendment discussions will begin in the general assembly, as they will “witness the fight by the CHP to save Turkey.”
Turkey’s opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Leyla Birlik, who was arrested earlier in the southeastern province of Şırnak was released on Jan. 4, according to judicial sources
Former Turkish President Abdullah Gül has said he never had any links with the Gülen group throughout his political career following a July 2016 coup attempt that was blamed on the group’s U.S.-based leader, Fethullah Gülen
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Deputy Chair and Istanbul deputy Atila Kaya has resigned from his position, vowing to vote against MHP-supported constitutional changes to transform Turkey into an executive presidency.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) spokesperson Selin Sayek Böke has criticized the government for extending the state of emergency for another three months.
Parliament’s coup investigation commission, set up to probe Turkey’s failed July 15, 2016 military takeover bid, wrapped up its work on Jan. 4, amid opposition criticism that the commission was ineffective and left many details of the coup attempt in the dark