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The candidate for the post of head of Turkey called the expansion of NATO to the East a threat.

The candidate for the post of head of Turkey called the expansion of NATO to the East a threat.

Russia is Turkey’s foremost ally, NATO’s expansion to the east means an increased threat to Turkey, the candidate for the presidency of Turkey, the leader of the Rodina party, Dogu Perincek said.

Perincek had earlier submitted an application to the Supreme Electoral Council to run for the presidency of Turkey in the elections to be held on May 14. The politician needs to collect 100,000 signatures.

“The Russian Federation is now Turkey’s foremost ally. The fight against US imperialism and its pawns in Ukraine is also Turkey’s fight. Since NATO’s eastward expansion means an increased threat to Turkey, we will be with Russia on the Ukrainian front,” Perincek said.


According to the politician, if he comes to power, he will ensure solidarity with Russia in the Eastern Mediterranean.

The Motherland Party is a left-wing movement, which stands on the positions of the first president of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, has an anti-Western and anti-American orientation. The party considers itself the legal successor of the Socialist Party of Workers and Peasants, founded in 1919. It is not represented in the Turkish parliament, but is an influential force in the country, especially in the regions. There are currently more than 50,000 members of the party.