There are perhaps few precedents in the world when outside countries insist on changing the name of a whole independent country.
There is a certain frame of mind that believes that secession by ethnic minorities is an absolute good in itself.
Vatan Party undertakes the need of annulment of the so-called independence referendum that is stated to take place on September 25th, 2017 in Northern Iraq.
“We have come to meet here at a time of very pressing imminent events. These are very critical major events that are about to take place.
A speech given by Sean Gabb in Bratislava, on the 15th August 2017, to the Institute of Economic and Social Studies (INESS).
Chairman of Vatan Partisi (VP) Mr. Doğu Perinçek declared the resolutions of the Central Board of VP to “Referendum for Independent Kurdistan” Barzani announced for September 25, 2017.
I have been asked to explain our present mess, and how the country is to be saved. I will begin with the easier, and perhaps the more cheerful, part of this question.
Unless I fall under a bus before polling day, this will be the tenth General Election in which I have voted. It may be long-term electoral fatigue that leaves me so unexcited by and uninterested in the process.
Vatan Partisi (Patriotic Party) struggled for no front in the referendum. In the aftermath of election, VP applied to the High Election Committe to cancel the election due to the usage of unstamped envelopes which violated relevant election law.