Turkish independent MP joins opposition party CHP

An independent lawmaker from north-western province of Istanbul Tan has joined the Republican People's Party.

Turkish independent MP joins opposition party CHP

 

An independent lawmaker from north-western province of Istanbul Ahmet Tan has joined the Republican People's Party (CHP) on Tuesday.

With Tan's participation, CHP's number of seats in the Turkish Parliament rose to 102 while the number of independent deputies dropped to 8.

Below is a list of the number of seats of political parties in the Turkish Parliament:

Justice and Development (AK) Party: 335
Republican People's Party (CHP): 102
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP): 69
Peace and Democracy Party (BDP): 20
Independent: 8
Democratic Left Party (DSP): 6
Democrat Party (DP): 1
Turkey Party (TP): 1
Vacant: 8
Total: 550

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Güncelleme Tarihi: 06 Temmuz 2010, 14:15
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