Turkey

CHP: Leftist Targeted by Post-Coup Government Crackdown

A report made by the main Turkish opposition, Republican People’s Party (CHP), states that the government crackdown following the July 15 failed military coup attempt has targeted leftist, social democrats, revolutionaries, and Attaturk supporters.

Turkey

Turkish PM: No New Peace Talks With PKK

Binali Yildirim, the Prime Minister of Turkey, said that the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) wasted an opportunity for a re-launch of the peace talks with Ankara by continuing their attacks against Turkey.

Turkey

Turkish Parliamentary Parties React to “Euphrates Shield” Operation

The largest opposition party in Turkey, Republican People’s Party (CHP),  publicly supported Operation “Euphrates Shield”, but called it “long overdue”. The Pro-Kurdish and Turkey’s 3rd largest party Democratic Peoples’ Party (HDP) criticized the AKP government for dragging the nation into “vortex of war“ without the consent of the parliament.