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Turkey could head to yet another referendum to decide on whether to restore capital punishment if parliament disapproves of the change, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Feb. 24.
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has said he is confident that none of his party’s deputies will accept being a part of an interim pre-election cabinet headed by the Justice and Development Party (AKP), speaking at a press conference in Ankara on Aug. 25
The incumbent Justice and Development Party (AKP) government dragged the country into terror and violence, the Republican People’s Party (CHP) has said, vowing to resolve the Kurdish issue on the basis of “democracy and justice” by coming to power in the upcoming early election
ANKARA - Doğan News Agency
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) will be part of the election government, HDP spokesperson Ayhan Bilgen has said, a reiteration of the party’s willingness after negotiations failed to form a coalition government during the 45-day legal period after the parliamentary election in early June
EDİRNE - Doğan News Agency
Turkish Health Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu has pointed to the lack of a presidential system as the cause of chaos in the country, during a speech he delivered at the northwestern province of Edirne
The Justice and Development Party (AKP) has ignored the results of the June 7 election and Turkey, for first time in its political history, will go to early elections because parties failed to form a government, Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy chairman Haluk Koç said on Aug. 25
A senior outlawed PKK figure has responded to calls from the co-chairs of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) to halt violence, ruling out any “one-sided” move to silence arms
Turkey can no longer carry the weight of the rising number of killings amid the spiral of violence taking its toll on all sides, Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has said, urging both the president and the government to listen to calls for an imminent silencing of arms.
A 45-day deadline to form a coalition government ended on Aug. 23 without a result, with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan expected to call a snap election and assign Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu to form an interim government.
As President Erdoğan officially announced his decision to take Turkey to re-election in November, PM Davutoğlu’s bid to offer posts in the interim government to individual figures from the CHP and the MHP has been given the cold shoulder
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is staging a “civilian coup” over plans to hold snap elections after the recent failure of coalition talks, Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said.