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Turkish Opposition Cites Pressure Ahead of Poll

As Turkey prepares for parliamentary elections Sunday, the leader of the opposition HDP party contends the government is blocking its candidates from campaign appearances on Turkish media. That’s just one of the charges Selahattin Demirtas made in an exclusive interview Thursday with VOA’s Kurdish service. The HDP leader also discussed the government’s branding of some Kurdish groups as terrorist and said the government is more concerned with fighting groups in Syria that oppose the...

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