CHP calls Turkish Parliament for emergency meeting

Photo: CHP calls Turkish Parliament for emergency meeting / Turkey

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 on March 18 Anadolu Agency reported.

The Republican People's Party, CHP's parliamentary group deputy chairman, Akif Hamzacebi stated that they have collected the necessary 110 signatures to call for the meeting

The prosecutors had 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 Turkish Parliament is currently in recess until local elections are held on March 30, but the parliament speaker is obliged to call the general assembly for the summary debate of the four former ministers in seven days.

According to the by-law of Turkish Parliament, the summaries will be read out in the general assembly.

Turkish deputies will vote by secret ballot whether a commission of inquiry should be established within the Turkish Parliament for the summaries or not.

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