CHP Istanbul Member of Parliament Selina Doğan, assessed her party’s performance at the general election for AGOS, and listed her priority tasks in Parliament.
HDP Co-Chairperson Selahattin Demirtaş has stated that they were well aware of their responsibility and that they would not allow for chaos, tension, insecurity and instability in Turkey.
The Foreign Ministry of Turkey published a letter of condemnation after the Federal Senate of Brazil passed a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide. Turkey has also recalled its Ambassador to Brazil for talks.
Garo Paylan: It’s not having 3 Armenian MPs in Parliament that matters, but what they will say and do
HDP Istanbul Member of Parliament spoke to AGOS after the election results were announced.
The June 7 general election has brought Armenian, Assyrian, Mhallami and Ezidi members into parliament. Meet the minority representatives in this colourful parliament.
46 million voters went to the polls for the June 7 Elections, producing a series of striking outcomes. As the 13-year AKP rule came to an end, the HDP passed the election threshold; and possible coalition scenarios are now being discussed.
HDP Co-Chairpersons Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ held a press-conference following the HDP’s election victory. The leaders thanked those who supported the collective effort, and declared, “no coalition with the AKP”.
Turkey votes for the 25th term members of parliament in one of the most important elections in the history of the Republic.
2 people are reported dead following a double explosion at the HDP’s Diyarbakır rally. HDP Co-Chairperson Selahattin Demirtaş repeated his call for calm and peace as in previous attacks targeting the party: “We will win, peace will win. I congratulate your resolve.”
Armenian civilian society organizations have rolled up their sleeves to find a solution for the shelter problem of the 15 thousand Syrian refugees in the country. The #RootsForRefugees campaign that will begin in the 2nd week of June will provide rent support for refugees trying to rebuild their lives in cities. Campaign organizers have called on Diaspora Armenians to contribute to the campaign.