Turkey : Future Party crisis in Samsun – Current news

700 meters of İstiklal Street, which was closed by spending approximately 25 million liras during the period of Samsun’s former AKP Mayor Yusuf Ziya Yılmaz, was opened to traffic by the new AKP president Mustafa Demir. Municipal teams removed the bench benches on the street and placed flower pots between the vehicle and the sidewalk.


While the works for the re-opening of the street to traffic are being continued by the Metropolitan Municipality teams, the ‘sycamore leaf’ logos on the concrete pots placed on the street have attracted attention. Former Prime Minister Professor ‘Sycamore leaf’ resigned from the AK Party and established the Future Party. Dr. AKP’s angered Ahmet Davutoğlu’s resemblance to the official logo of his party.


Mustafa Metropolitan Mayor Mustafa Demir, who was at the AKP Extended Provincial Presidents Meeting held under the chairmanship of President and AKP President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, ordered the collection of pots upon reactions. The pots with sycamore leaves that were collected overnight were replaced by pots with the symbol of the city and the Atatürk statue logo.