Ruling AKP wins 2015 general election of Turkey
Ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) founded by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won a critical 2015 Parliamentary Election of Turkey.
In this election
- AKP won 316 seats of total 550 members of the Grand National Assembly of the Parliament by securing 49.4 per cent of the votes.
- Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) won 134 by securing 25.4 per cent votes.
- The 2015 Turkish general election was snap election which was held throughout country Turkey to elect 550 members to the Grand National Assembly.
- The snap election was called by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in August 2015 after coalition negotiations between the ruling AKP and the opposition broke down.
- It was the 25th general election in the history of the Turkish Republic and elected the country’s 26th Parliament.
Categories: International Current Affairs 2017