INFOGRAPHICS: Turkey’s major parties’ election manifestos detailed
ISTANBULAll four major parties and a coalition party which will participate in Turkey’s upcoming June 7 elections have announced their election manifestos, with each elaborating on different topics.
The ruling Justice and the Development Party (AKP) announced a manifesto dubbed “The 2023 New Turkey Contract,” with a focus on economic development and the new constitution.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), however, outlined an ambitious election manifesto with concrete and holistic promises to end poverty, address the problems of the country’s 17 million poor and prioritize turning the country into a first-class democracy.
The main nationalist opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) focused on the economy as well, promising to lift taxes on diesel and fertilizer.
In addition, Turkey’s opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) promised freedoms in many areas, predominantly targeting women and youth.
See the infographics below to further explore how the major parties in Turkey approach various issues in the country.