Democratic Party of Turks

The Turkish Democratic Party (Macedonian: Демократска партија на Турците, Demokratska partija na Turcite; Turkish: Türk Demokratik Partisi) is a political party of the Turkish minority in North Macedonia. In the 2002 parliamentary elections, the party joined the SDSM-led coalition and won 2 seats. In the 2006 parliamentary elections, it joined the SDSM-led coalition and won 2 parliamentary seats. The Party was a part of the VMRO-DPMNE coalition for 8 years from 2008 to 2016. The Party has one member, Yusuf Hasani, in the Macedonian parliament.[1] The party did participate in a coalition with SDSM-Besa in the 2020 parliamentary elections.

Turkish Democratic Party
Türk Demokratik Partisi
Демократска партија на Турците
LeaderBeycan İlyas
Founded1 July 1990 (as political organisation)
27 June 1992 (as political party)
Youth wingSait Aleivi
IdeologyTurkish minority interests
Turkish nationalism
Political positionCentre
National affiliationWe Can
ColoursRed, White
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Party flag
Flag of the Democratic Party of Turks

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