Statement by Ambassador Tacan İldem, Permanent Representative of Turkey, on the Upcoming Parliamentary Elections in Turkey, 1041st Meeting of the Permanent Council

Tacan İldem 26.02.2015
Thank you, Mr. Chairperson,

I am pleased to inform the Permanent Council that parliamentary elections will be held in Turkey on Sunday, 7 June 2015.

Pursuant to the relevant OSCE commitments enshrined in the Copenhagen Document of 1991 and the Istanbul Document of 1999, the Government of Turkey invites the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, as well as OSCE participating States who may wish to do so, to observe the election proceedings.

Thank you.