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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey’s top security board and the cabinet will convene on Sept. 22 in a bid to announce measures to be taken in the event the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) goes forward with holding the independence referendum on Sept. 25
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has appealed to the Constitutional Court, demanding the stay of execution and the annulment of parliamentary bylaw changes approved in July.
Rifat Başaran – ANKARA
The Turkish presidency has declined to answer a question on President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s chief advisors submitted by a main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy, saying the issue did not concern the public and is irrelevant to an act on the right to information.
Celal Çelik, the official lawyer of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) and party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, was detained in Ankara as a part of an investigation into the Gülen network.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has urged his ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) local mayors to pull out all the stops for triple elections in 2019, stressing that they should mainly target the presidential and parliamentary polls due in November 2019.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has rejected President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s recent suggestion that he is acting “in line with terror organizations,” saying the president himself should open a legal case against him.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Sept. 13 that he does not want statues of himself to be erected in Turkey.
Three main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) members have been referred to the party’s disciplinary committee after drinking alcohol during the “justice congress” in August at the historic site of the Battle of Gallipoli in the western province of Çanakkale.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has filed a complaint on Council of State head Zerrin Güngör to the council’s board of directors, saying her remarks that criticized CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu “implicate the Council of State.”
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has confidence in party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu’s vow to “finish the terror issue in four years,” CHP spokesperson Bülent Tezcan said
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) is prepared for a snap election if the government makes a move to bring the presidential elections to be held in 2019 to an earlier date, said CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, while adding that “everything is possible.”