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CHP's Kılıçdaroğlu intends to run in 2023 presidential election

CHP's Kılıçdaroğlu intends to run in 2023 presidential election

Main opposition leader signals his candidacy.
06.09.2022 - 17:27

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The leader of Turkey's main opposition party signaled his candidacy for the presidential election in the country that will take place in 2023.

When asked about the probability of his candidacy next year during the interview with Fox channel, Republican People's Party (CHP) Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said he would run as a candidate if the other five political leaders around the table agree.

"If agreed, of course. Why shouldn't we be ready? It is clear how this state should be run," said Kılıçdaroğlu. "The six leaders have already agreed on how the state should be run."

In Turkey, six opposition parties have come together to transform Turkey's presidential system into a parliamentary system.

The leaders of the parties announced their plan with a 48-page document last February.

Asked whether the six leaders will hold a joint rally, Kılıçdaroğlu said that it would be clear when the election calendar was announced.

"We can hold rallies together with six leaders, or we can hold rallies separately. Why not? It is possible." he added.