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'Gülenists' and the role of the Peoples' Democratic Party examined

15 November 2016

The Foreign Affairs Committee continues its UK's relations with Turkey inquiry.


Tuesday 15 November 2016, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 3pm

  • Dr Yüksel Alp Aslandoğan, Executive Director, Alliance for Shared Values
  • Mr Özcan Keleş, Chairman, the Dialogue Society

At 3.45pm

  • Mr Ertuğrul Kürkçü MP, Honorary President, the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP)

Purpose of session

The Committee is dividing this session into two parts. In the first, it is investigating the 'Gülenists' and their alleged culpability for the July 2016 coup attempt in Turkey. In the second, it examines internal developments within Turkey relating to the Kurdish issue, and to the role of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP).

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