Ümit Özdağ, chief of the Victory Social gathering (ZP) mentioned on Tuesday that he would meet with Republican Folks’s Social gathering (CHP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu to debate his celebration’s stance for the second spherical of Turkish elections.
The assembly will happen late Tuesday he mentioned whereas a joint announcement could be made the following day if the 2 events agreed on a protocol.
“There’s a persevering with course of. We made big progress,” Özdağ mentioned at a press convention within the capital Ankara.
He mentioned that he and Kılıçdaroğlu have been discussing a protocol that might assure the return of migrants inside a yr “if wanted with pressure” and that might safe a zero tolerance coverage within the battle in opposition to terrorism together with the PKK, Daesh and the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ).
Özdağ additionally met with an official of the ruling Justice and Improvement Social gathering (AK Social gathering) a day earlier.
Although ZP is considered a fringe celebration, the principle opposition CHP can also be a proponent of mass deportation, although it makes use of a softer rhetoric. Kılıçdaroğlu has pledged that they might ship refugees again to Syria in the event that they got here to energy, although it will be on a voluntary foundation and in keeping with worldwide legal guidelines. The federal government additionally favors the return of refugees as soon as safety is maintained in Syria and helped some to return to areas cleared of terrorist teams with the help of the Turkish military in Syria’s north prior to now. However the authorities steers away from mass deportation and compelled return and infrequently boasts exemplary humanitarian help to refugees, praised by the worldwide neighborhood.
On the opposite facet, Özdağ mentioned that the choice of Sinan Oğan, who was nominated by ZP, a part of the now defunct ATA Alliance as presidential candidate within the first spherical, wouldn’t have an effect on the stance of the ZP.
Oğan endorsed President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday, boosting the incumbent and intensifying the challenges for the opposition candidate within the runoff Sunday.
Sinan Ogan, a hardline nationalist who was little recognized among the many broader public earlier than the marketing campaign, received 5.2% assist within the preliminary presidential election on Could 14, prompting some analysts to name him a possible “kingmaker” for the runoff.
Erdoğan acquired 49.5% assist on Could 14 in comparison with Kılıçdaroğlu at 44.9%, whereas the ruling celebration’s coalition received a majority in parliament.