#TurkeyElections aftermath: So far HDP is the only one strongly emphasizing coalition without AKP…

Turkey’s HDP said it was open to all options for a coalition government other than with the ruling AK Party and that President Erdoğan should remain within his constitutional limits.
HDP said it was open to all options for a coalition government other than with the ruling AK Party and that President Erdoğan should remain within his constitutional limits
Filiz Kerestecioğlu was one of Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (HDP) feminist candidates. Now, she is a new member of parliament.
FOLDED CORNER – ‘Turkey and the Politics of National Identity: Social, Economic and Cultural Transformation’ edited by Shane Brennan and Marc Herzog
A voluntary group which worked to ensure vote security during the June 7 general election in Turkey compared its election results with the results released by the Turkish Supreme Election Board (YSK) and announced the number of false votes given for each party
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan “seems open to all kinds of coalition” formulas, Republican People’s Party (CHP) lawmaker and former party leader Deniz Baykal said after his two-hour meeting with the president on June 10
Credit rating agency Moody’s has said the result of the Turkish general election is credit negative for Turkey, as it raises political uncertainty in the short term and will further delay the implementation of economic policies
Turkey’s people have acted to prevent an autocratic nightmare

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s election failure was a self-inflicted wound. He lost the silent ‘moral’ majority vote through one erratic move after anotherThere is only one loser from Turkey’s historic elections on Sunday, which was without doubt a referendum. The president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, made it a vote about his “way”, and found himself rejected by a large group of “democrat” voters – and almost completely abandoned by his long-term allies: pious Kurds. The wound was self inflicted.

The resounding success of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey’s recent election has raised hope for the pro-Kurdish movement in the country. While the HDP took 13% of the vote, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) lost its majority, holding onto just 258 of the 276 seats it needed to secure another term of one-party governance. It has been suggested that the reversed fortunes of the AKP are largely a result of Erdoğan’splan to take power further away from the parliament and bolster his own position if his party won.
In his first comprehensive statement after the June 7 general election, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has stressed that the Turkish people have closed the door on the presidential system and called for parties to form a coalition government
Expert Comment (The Elcano Royal Institute) 41/2015, 10 June 2015 Real Instituto Elcano de Estudios Internacionales y Estratégicos Ilke Toygür * Turkey held parliamentary elections on 7 June 2015. They could have been like any other election if Turkey’s first directly-elected President and former Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had not decided to put the […]
The Independent (UK) 9 June 2015, p. 22 Patrick Cockburn A coalition will be less able to launch incursions into Syria. The outcome of the Turkish election affects two pivotal issues facing the government in Ankara: its degree of involvement in the Syrian civil war and its relationship with Kurds, both in Turkey and Syria. […]
La Tribune (France) no. 5725, mercredi 10 juin 2015, p. 110 28 minutes / Arte ~ Mise au point Par Sandrine Lecalvez [Replay 28′] La Tribune publie chaque jour des extraits issus de l’émission “28 minutes”, diffusée sur Arte. Aujourd’hui: le début de la fin pour Erdogan? Dimanche, aux élections législatives turques, le parti du […]
Le Monde (France) mercredi 10 juin 2015, p. 13 Par Ahmet Insel * L’AKP, au pouvoir depuis treize ans, a perdu la majorité absolue au Parlement. L’ère de la toute-puissance d’Erdogan est révolue. Pour la première fois depuis treize ans, les Turcs n’ont pas entendu la voix tribunicienne de Recep Tayyip Erdogan jubiler à la […]

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