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Communist Party (Turkish: Komünist Parti, or KP) was a communist party in Turkey founded in 2014.

Communist Party

Komünist Parti
LeaderÖzlem Şen Abay[1]
PresidiumCentral Committee
Founded17 July 2014 (2014-07-17)
Dissolved22 January 2017 (2017-01-22)
Split fromCommunist Party of Turkey
Merged intoCommunist Party of Turkey
IdeologyCommunism
Marxism–Leninism
Political positionFar-left
National affiliationUnited June Movement
European affiliationInitiative of Communist and Workers' Parties
International affiliationInternational Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties
ColoursRed, yellow, white
AnthemThe Internationale
Website
www.kp.org.tr

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DevelopmentEdit

Following a period of internal strife within the then-defunct Communist Party of Turkey (TKP), the party decided to split in two. On 15 July 2014, the two rival factions reached a consensus to freeze the activities of the former party and that neither faction shall use the name and emblem of TKP.[2]The faction led by Kemal Okuyan and Aydemir Güler founded the Communist Party on 17 July 2014,[1] with the other faction forming the People's Communist Party of Turkey (HTKP).

Electoral performanceEdit

Election Number of votes for KP Share of votes Seats
General election, June 2015 13,780 0.03%
0 / 550
General election, November 2015 52,527 0.11%
0 / 550

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Komünist Parti". T.C. Yargıtay Cumhuriyet Başsavcılığı. Archived from the original on 25 March 2015. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
  2. ^ TKP'de yol ayrımı

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