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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kılıçdaroğlu has continued to slam the Supreme Election Board (YSK) over the recent disputed referendum results, saying its judges should be investigated.
Injecting fresh blood into the cabinet is a necessity for democracy, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said, hinting at a revision in key posts within the cabinet in the following months.
Turkey’s government will seek consensus with the opposition in drafting laws to introduce the newly approved constitutional amendments but will proceed on its own in the event that other parties do not contribute to the process, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said.
The Council of State rejected an appeal by the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on April 25 to repeal a Supreme Election Board (YSK) decision to change the legal criteria of the validity of unsealed ballots on April 16, the date of the referendum approving a shift to an executive presidential system
Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ has commented on President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s possible return to the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), saying that “this longing has to end.”
The Ankara Chief Prosecutor’s Office has launched a probe into a former French diplomat on charges of “instigation of the assassination of the president,” a presidential spokesperson said on April 24.
Defense Minister Fikri Işık says an investigation into a military greeting of main opposition CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu will be launched
Neşe Karanfil – ANKARA
Istanbul’s Kuleli Military High School will be transformed into a museum, Defense Minister Fikri Işık has said, adding that the historical part of the building will be given to the Culture and Tourism Ministry for transformation.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has a devoted electorate that gives him unconditional support, according to a prominent pollster. ‘There is also a segment who admires Erdoğan but who also question his policies. The phenomenon of unconditional support has ended in the big cities,’ adds Faruk Acar
Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık is preparing to press legal charges against main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Istanbul deputy Eren Erdem after the latter claimed that the minister met with a key figure in Turkey’s failed July 2016 coup attempt, Adil Öksüz, just a day before the putsch.
Turkey’s party leaders mark the anniversary of parliament’s founding with a row over the controversial amendments approved last week