Tag: Özgür Özel

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Turkiye’s main opposition has a new a leader, as CHP members dump Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu

Manisa MP Özgür Özel is the new leader of Turkiye’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (Cumhuriyet Halk Partisi, CHP). The 49-year-old former pharmacist beat Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu in a leadership contest, bringing the incumbent’s 13-year term as CHP Leader to a close. The result means CHP goes into the nationwide local elections, which are just four […]

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Manisa MP Özgür Özel takes aim at CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu as he announces leadership bid

The parliamentary group leader of Turkiye’s main opposition, the Turkish People’s Party (CHP), Özgür Özel, has announced his candidacy for the party leadership at a press conference on Friday. Özel criticised CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu and his team for failing to take “political responsibility for the defeat” following the recent presidential and parliamentary elections, where […]

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Turkey’s main opposition CHP pushes for electoral reform

  Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) submitted a draft bill to remove the 10-percent threshold in the country’s electoral system Hürriyet Daily News reported Friday. The move comes after the governing Justice and Development Party (AKP) and opposition Nationalist Action Party (MHP) jointly submitted a 26-article legislative package proposing substantial changes to election […]