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Turkey’s Opposition Wants Kurds Onside in Battle to Beat Erdogan

  • CHP leader urges pro-Kurdish HDP not to field own candidate
  • HDP endorsement would add weight to main anti-Erdogan alliance
Kemal Kilicdaroglu

Kemal Kilicdaroglu

Photographer: Burak Kara/Getty Images

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Turkey’s main opposition leader called on the country’s pro-Kurdish party to support a single challenger to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in a move to unite opponents of Turkey’s longest-serving leader ahead of elections next year.