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President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has shaped the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) new central executive body, which held its first meeting under Erdoğan’s leadership as AKP chairman on May 29 amid expectations that he will reshuffle the cabinet in the coming days.
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has called on the government once again to reveal the political wing of the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ) while criticizing the release of “influential persons,” referring to Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor Kadir Topbaş’s son-in-law Ömer Faruk Kavurmacı, who was previously detained in a probe into the Gülenist movement.
The state of emergency declared in the wake of the July 2016 failed coup attempt will not be removed until peace is restored, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on May 21.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has criticized President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) for announcing on May 21 that the state of emergency will remain in place “until peace is fully provided.”
Turkish Premier Binali Yıldırım, who has chaired the Justice and Development Party (AKP) since last May when he replaced Ahmet Davutoğlu, expressed pride and honor in handing over the party reins to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at an extraordinary party congress on May 21
Turkish President Erdoğan officially assumes the leadership of the ruling AKP once more while promising to bring ‘more democracy’ and ‘more economic development’ to the country
Serpil Kemalbay, who has been serving as acting co-chair since March 12, was elected as Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party HDP’s new co-chair on May 20, Doğan News Agency has reported
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) have requested to become intervening parties in the case in which top soldiers are on trial over events at the General Staff Headquarters on the night of the July 15, 2016 coup attempt.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on May 20 that Turkey would ensure that any opinion could be freely discussed at universities, as long as it did not serve terrorism, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has renewed nearly half of the Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) executive management to include members of the youth organizations and representatives from business circles during a congress in which he was re-elected as chairman.
President Erdoğan gets set to officially regain his leadership of the ruling AKP at a weekend congress that will also chart Turkey’s future