20 March 2018

Erdogan files lawsuit against main opposition leader

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan filed a lawsuit on Friday against the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, for insulting him during a speech made on Jan. 5 in Istanbul. reports citing Turkish media.

Erdogan’s lawyer Huseyin Aydin filed a 150,000 Turkish lira ($40,000) lawsuit on behalf of his client against Kilicdaroglu for “mental anguish” and accused the opposition leader of “insulting the president” in the speech made in front of the Besiktas Municipality in Istanbul on Jan. 5.

2018.01.12 / 19:14
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