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Turkish opposition party to elect party chairman

Main opposition Republican People's Party's 2-day regular congress to elect party chairman along with members.
25.07.2020 - 15:53

Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party's (CHP) 37th regular congress started on Saturday in the capital Ankara.


The two-day congress is being held at Bilkent University's Odeon exhibition center.

On the first day of the congress, the delegates will elect the party chairman, while on the second, they will vote to elect 60 members of the party's assembly.

Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the head of CHP, said important decisions will be made during the congress which will have reflections around the world.

Kılıçdaroğlu has been serving as the chairman of CHP since 2010. He took office at the 33rd regular congress, held after the resignation of Deniz Baykal, the former chairman.