Turkey: 3 main opposition party lawmakers resign

Three lawmakers from Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party's (CHP) have resigned.

The lawmakers, Mehmet Ali Celebi, Huseyin Avni Aksoy and Ozcan Ozel, held a joint news conference in Parliament to announce their resignation.

The lawmakers are expected to join the recently launched Homeland Movement headed by Muharrem Ince, a CHP dissident and its presidential candidate for the 2018 election.

CHP now holds 135 out of 600 seats in Parliament.

Source: Anadolu Agency