Turkey: People’s Alliance to maintain collaboration

Ruling AK Party, Nationalist Movement Party joined in forces in 2018 under People’s Alliance

Enes Kaplan   | 05.08.2019
Turkey: People’s Alliance to maintain collaboration

BURSA, Turkey 

Turkish president on Sunday said ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) would continue to collaborate in the coming period.

“We [AK Party] continue to collaborate with MHP on issues regarding our country’s survival and future,” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, speaking at a party event held in Bursa province of northwestern Turkey.

Erdogan said the People’s Alliance, with its success at local polls of March 31, ensured the country’s bright future and brought hope to the country, therefore the alliance would continue.

Turkish leader expressed gratitude for MHP leader Devlet Bahceli and party’s members for their "contribution to the country’s democracy."

Stressing that Turkey had no elections in the next four years, Erdogan said the government would make the most out of this period to do service for citizens.

The ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party and opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) formed the People's Alliance ahead of the June 24, 2018 general elections.

* Writing by Ali Murat Alhas

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