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Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) spokesperson Selin Sayek Böke has slammed Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu for accusing CHP lawmakers of supporting terror, describing his comments as “an example of great irresponsibility.”
Nuray Babacan - ANKARA
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.
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
The Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Feb. 11 defended the major constitutional changes that will be submitted to Turkish citizens in a referendum in April
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
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said the result of the upcoming referendum on constitutional reforms would be important for the future of Turkey on Feb. 11
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 elections that will be held in three European countries, France, Germany, and Holland will determine Europe’s future, Turkey’s EU Minister Ömer Çelik said, emphasizing the rising influence of right-wing politics in Europe
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.
UMUT ERDEM - ANKARA
Turkey would be dragged into an even messier situation if the public votes against the constitutional amendment in the upcoming referendum, Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli said after his meeting with Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım to discuss their campaignsin the “yes” camp
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.”
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan approved constitutional amendments that would bring drastic changes to the country’s political system on Feb. 10, clearing the way for a referendum to be held on April 16