March 22, 2023 09:00 GMT
HDP-Led Opposition Alliance Will Not Field Candidate for President
- The opposition “Labor and Freedom” alliance, led by the pro-Kurdish HDP party, has declared it won’t field a candidate for president.
- Speaking in Ankara, HDP co-chairwoman Pervin Buldan says the alliance will fulfill its duty against “one-man rule”.
- Winning support of HDP, the largest non-aligned party, is crucial for Kilicdaroglu’s election bid and his pledges for a return to orthodox monetary policy and independent institutions. The HDP have commanded nearly 10% of the vote in recent polling.