ArmInfo. The representative of the ARF ("Dashnaktsutyun") in Ankara took part in the fourth congress of the People's Democratic Party of Turkey (HDP). According to the ARF, thousands of lawmakers participated in the congress, and thousands of parliamentarians were deprived of the opportunity to participate in the event due to artificial restrictions imposed by the Turkish authorities.
The meeting was co-chaired by member of the Turkish parliament Garo Paylan. Khazhak Mkrtchyan, who also participated in the third congress of the party, represented ARF at the congress.
Representatives from different countries and parties were invited to the party congress (France, Germany, Australia, Tunisia, Palestine, Jordan, Morocco, Cyprus, Sweden, Lebanon, Egypt, Italy, Spain, Norway, Basque country, Catalonia, Denmark, Norway, England , Scotland, Portugal, Finland, Switzerland, Armenia). At the end of the congress, party co-chairs and council were elected. According to the HDP rules, the number of men and women in the governing bodies of the party is the same. The co-chairs were Pervin Buldan and Mithat Sancar.