Two independent MPs join Turkish opposition party

Two independent parliamentarians joined the main secularist opposition party on Tuesday.

Two independent MPs join Turkish opposition party

Two independent parliamentarians joined the main secularist opposition party on Tuesday.

Independent MPs Harun Ozturk and Huseyin Pazarci became members of the Republican People's Party (CHP) in the party's gathering at the parliament.

Thus, the number of CHP MPs reached 101 whereas the number of independent MPs dropped to 8.

On June 1, Emrehan Halici and Kamer Genc joined the CHP in the first parliament gathering of the party after Kemal Kilicdaroglu was elected the new chairman on May 22.

Below is the most recent distribution of seats in the parliament:

AK Party 336
CHP 101
MHP 69
BDP 20
Independent 8
DSP 6
DP 1
TP 1
Vacant 8
TOTAL 550

(AK Party stands for the ruling Justice & Development Party, MHP for the Nationalist Movement Party, BDP for the Peace and Democracy Party, DSP for the Democratic Left Party, DP for the Democrat Party, TP for the Turkey Party)


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