Increasingly ugly election process we have. It seems that some circles within the Establishment decided to break down MHP (Nationalist Action Party) and sex tapes of MHP officials continue to be released. Until now 10 officials resigned after the tapes… The photo above shows the last 5 that resigned this morning… More news in Turkish here.
Turkey’s upcoming parliamentary elections continue to take a turn towards the tawdry and downright bizarre, with the escalation of an ongoing scandal that’s engulfing the right-wing, ultranationalist Nationalist Movement Party (MHP).
The Nationalist Movement Party’s (MHP) trouble with sex videos, allegedly of party members, took on a new dimension when MHP leader Devlet Bahçeli said on Wednesday he would not resign or accept resignations from other politicians in the wake of new threats regarding the release of video tapes of six MHP politicians.
Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is heading toward an easy victory in the upcoming June 12 elections as an opinion poll showed Wednesday that 45.5 percent of voters support the party.