Erdoğan and Bahçeli met for the first time after the 50+1 rift in Cumhur

Erdoğan and Bahçeli met for the first time after the 50+1 rift in Cumhur

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and MHP Chairman Devlet Bahçeli met for the first time today after the 50+1 debate.

After President Erdoğan’s statement, “It would be appropriate to change 50+1 percent” and MHP Chairman Devlet Bahçeli’s closing statements against this statement, the two names met for the first time.


The meeting between Erdoğan and Bahçeli in Beştepe, which was closed to the press, lasted approximately 1 hour.


Erdoğan answered journalists’ questions after today’s party group meeting and said: “Will you meet with Devlet Bahçeli?” the question, “We’ll see you in a while” He replied with the statement: The journalist then “Are you going to discuss 50+1?” in response to asking “Oh my God! Look at the words!” He reacted by saying.


In his statement on the plane after his visit to Germany, Erdoğan said that he wanted the 50+1 percent requirement for the presidential election to be changed. Erdogan used the following statements:

“It would be appropriate to change the 50+1 condition. If the candidate with the majority is elected, the Presidential election would be swift, would not cause hassle or lead to wrong paths. Currently, the 50+1 obligation leads the parties to wrong paths. It is not clear whose hand is in whose pocket. There is no six, no ten. table of six…”

MHP Chairman Devlet Bahçeli, one of the partners of the People’s Alliance, responded to Erdoğan’s statement at the group meeting. “The democratic legitimacy of this system is 50+1 percent. As MHP, we are of the same opinion today as we said yesterday.” he replied.


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