Dear Comrade Chairman Selahattin Demirtaş,
On behalf of the Tunisian Popular Front, I would like extend our fraternal and respectful greetings following your recent success at the June 7 elections in Turkey.
The election results has demonstrated the importance of the unity of the left and has given hope to many progressive forces across the world fighting for the benefits of the masses over the profit of the few. Continue reading
1. HDP, which competed in the election as a party in a very critical juncture, won more than 6 million votes and doubled its electoral base, despite the 10% threshold, unequal conditions, harassments, bombings, attempts of mass murder and electoral fraud. With the success of our campaign that we enthusiastically launched, hopes for a democratic, equal and free Turkey are revitalized. Continue reading
Dear Halkların Demokratik Partisi!
On behalf of the Party Red Norway I would like to express our warmest greetings and congratulations with the election on Sunday! The result for the Halkların Demokratik Partisi is impressing, and represents a turning point for the democratic forces in Turkey and for the Kurds’ struggle for democracy and freedom.
We are glad that we could take part in your historic victory by our delegation in Kurdistan, and we are looking forward to continue our cooperation and solidarity work in the time ahead of us.
Bjørnar Moxnes, leader of the Party Red Norway
The deleterious climate and the outburst of violence orchestrated by president Erdogan, his party AKP and hard right, couldn’t triumph over powerful popular movement which was expressed Sunday, June 7 at the time of the Turkish legislative elections.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan and AKP, even if even they come out on top, experience a spectacular reverse. The president, repudiated, loses the majority on which he hoped to inflict a constitutional revision ensuring him ultimate powers. The Turkish people sanctioned increasing economic difficulties, authoritarianism, interventions in private life and the disappearance of Rule of law. The voters also condemned an aggressive foreign politics which destabilizes the region. Continue reading
The entrance of HDP in the Parliament in Ankara, is positive for Kurdistan, but also for Turkey and the Middle East
The legislative elections held on June 7th in Turkey have yielded results that promise to change the landscape in the country. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party, AKP, have lost the absolute majority at their disposal for 13 years. Continue reading
SYRIZA is monitoring the very important developments for the future of Turkey with great interest, wishing to underline that political stability and democracy in Turkey is of special importance both for our relations and for the wider region.
In parallel, we welcome the big success of HDP in yesterday’s parliamentary elections in Turkey.