April 05, 2014

TURKEY’S COMMUNIST PARTY GETS THEIR FIRST-EVER MAYOR by Daily Sabah, 05.04.14



photo: Mayor Elect Fatih Mehmet Maçoğlu of TKP

 source: http://www.dailysabah.com/politics/2014/04/01/turkeys-communist-party-gets-their-firstever-mayor

TUNCELİ — Winning the polls in the Ovacik district of the Eastern Anatolian province of Tunceli, Turkey's Communist Party (TKP) mayoral candidate Fatih Mehmet Maçoğlu, will soon be named the party's first-ever Municipal Mayor in Turkish history.

Commenting on the victory, Maçoğlu stated, "In these lands everyone is already a communist, it's just that after these elections, now everyone has registered their communist identity. We thought that democracy would win and it has. This is an exemplary story of success for Turkey."


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