Turkish main opposition to call Turkish Parliament for emergency meeting

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The main opposition party in Turkey will call for a emergency meeting of the general assembly of the Turkish Parliament over proceedings regarding four former ministers Anadolu Agency reported.

The Republican People's Party -- known by its Turkish initials, CHP -- has collected the necessary 110 signatures to call for the meeting.

The prosecutors have sent a summary of proceedings concerning the four former ministers to the Turkish Parliament after the anti-graft operation that was launched on Dec. 17.

The CHP parliamentary group deputy chairman, Akif Hamzacebi, will hold a press conference Tuesday in his party's headquarters in Istanbul over the call.

The Turkish Parliament is in recess until local elections are held on March 30.

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