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— MedyaNews (@1MedyaNews) March 15, 2023
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) is considering fielding its parliamentary candidates under a different party name, due to the ongoing closure case against the party. Meanwhile, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the presidential candidate for the main Turkish opposition says he will meet with the “esteemed” HDP co-chairs. The HDP will then decide whether to field their own presidential candidate or support him.
Potential buyers of properties in a 100-house residential village in Turkish-controlled Afrin are being directed to an account in Israel’s second-largest bank.
The governments of Damascus and Ankara will meet again this week after Russian-brokered negotiations started last year.
The Kurdish women’s group KJK has accused Tehran of using chemical gas against students in Iran.
The Turkish Institute of Statistics has listed Kurdish, the dominant language in southeastern Turkey, as a foreign language, despite it being spoken by an estimated 12% of the population.
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