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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Davutoglu announced the decision to resign


The Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu officially announced that he had decided to resign as Prime Minister and as Chairman of the ruling Party of justice and development”.


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Ahmet Davutoglu

The Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu announced the decision to resign as Chairman of the ruling justice and development party (AKP). This means the resignation of the Prime Minister, as the leader of Turkey’s ruling party traditionally serves as Prime Minister.

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The new head of the party will be elected at the party Congress, which will take place on may 22.

The statement Davutoglu made on Thursday 5 may at the press conference in the headquarters of the party.

“After consultation with the President, I came to the conclusion that the change of the party leader and Prime Minister will be for the better,” said Davutoglu.

However, he added that this decision is not his choice, he has to act if necessary, passes RIA “news”.

He added that he will continue working as an MP from the AKP. Davutoglu stressed that not offended by their party colleagues, and from it “no one will hear no bad word against Tayyip Erdogan” and that he “will be faithful to the President.”

Earlier it was reported that the new Prime Minister of Turkey will depend on Erdogan.

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