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Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) vice chair and spokesperson Selin Sayek Böke has received a death threat after appearing on a television program on Feb. 21.
Nuray Babacan - ANKARA
The Presidency is already preparing a to-do list to immediately carry out certain regulations stated in the constitutional amendment ushering in a shift to an executive presidency in the event that the system change is approved in the referendum on April 16.
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has been victorious in every election and referendum it has entered over the past 15 years, and one of the most important names responsible for this success was the late Erol Olçok, the brains behind the party’s election campaigns.
Hande Fırat - ANKARA
The referendum on constitutional amendments ushering in an executive presidential system will “ensure the existence of the republic,” Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak has claimed, while voicing concern about further terror attacks ahead of the referendum.
Turkey is set for a tough referendum campaign period as parties take to the stage to persuade the electorate to vote “yes” or “no” on constitutional amendments shifting Turkey to an executive presidential system, as the Supreme Election Board (YSK) announced the date for the vote as April 16
Turkey will advance to Manbij and Raqqa in Syria if Ankara reaches a consensus with coalition forces, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said Feb. 13
Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said Feb. 12 that Turkey has foiled a total of 126 planned terror attacks, including suicide bombings, and seizing explosives and bomb-laden cars in the past five months.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has slammed President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, saying they used a polarizing and divisive language by accusing naysayers of the upcoming referendum of siding with terrorists
PARIS – Anadolu Agency
“Erdoğanophobia” has existed in Europe for a long time, based on Islamophobia and xenophobia, Turkey’s European Union Minister Ömer Çelik said in an article published on Feb. 11.
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Deputy Chair Semih Yalçın has admitted that the party’s base includes people who plan to vote “no” in the upcoming constitutional referendum, as the MHP referred four dissident members to its disciplinary board
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) head Devlet Bahçeli on Feb. 12 slammed a Russian statement on the “friendly fire” in Syria’s al-Bab on Feb. 10 that led to the deaths of three Turkish soldiers, describing it as a “shame.”