Turkish opposition could end parliament boycott

By REUTERS
July 9, 2011 01:26

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

ISTANBUL - Turkey's main opposition party gave a broad hint on Friday that its MPs could end a protest over parliamentary bans on elected candidates and take the oath.

Nearly a third of the MPs in the 550-seat assembly had refused to be sworn in when parliament opened on June 28.

Republican People's Party (CHP) representatives met parliament's newly elected speaker Cemil Cicek, from the ruling AK Party, on Friday to seek a way out.

The CHP had two candidates elected who are being held in detention without having been convicted. Both are suspects in a spreading investigation into anti-government conspiracies.

The Peace and Democracy Party (BDP), a party that is regarded as close to the militant Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), has five candidates in detention.

Related Content

Breaking news
August 21, 2018
Report: Iran unveils new fighter jet

By REUTERS