Recai Birgun, deputy of Democratic Left Party (DSP) from the western province of Izmir, resigned from his party on Friday.
DSP's number of deputies at Parliament dropped to 8 after Birgun's resignation.
The distribution of seats at Parliament is as follows;
Justice & Development (AK) Party: 338
Republican People's Party (CHP): 97
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP): 69
Democratic Society Party (DTP): 21
Democratic Left Party (DSP): 8
Freedom & Solidarity Party (ODP): 1
Turkey Party: 1
Güncelleme Tarihi: 05 Haziran 2009, 12:05