The head of Turkey’s main opposition party on Tuesday urged lawmakers to lower the country’s election threshold into parliament.

“Let us amend the law implemented by the putschists, and have a democratic election,” said Kemal Kilicdaroglu, who heads the Republican People’s Party (CHP), referring to the current minimum 10% of total votes that parties must attain to be represented in the country’s parliament.

Kilicdaroglu underlined that the leader of any party that receives over 1% of votes nationwide should have a seat at the assembly.

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