Talks for presidential elections

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will start his talks next week in regard to the presidential election. He is expecting to meet Parliament Speaker Bulent Arinc and FM Abdullah Gul.

Talks for presidential elections

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will start his talks next week in regardto the presidential election, wrote Zaman daily in its today's edition.

According to the daily, Erdogan will nominate a person for the president'soffice through consultations with deputies as well as representatives ofleading NGOs of Turkey.

 Premier Erdogan is expected to hold face-to-face talks withparliamentarians. He will also hold consultations with Parliament SpeakerBulent Arinc and Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul.

On the other hand, executives of Justice & Development Party (AKP) areexpected to hold meetings with opposition parties.

However, talks will not be held with the main opposition Republican People'sParty (CHP) on the ground that the party has escalated tension (regarding thepresidential election) recently.

 Replying to questions of Zaman, AKP parliamentary group deputy leaderFaruk Celik said, "the possibility of holding talks with CHP is zero. Wewill meet those who are eager to contribute to the matter."

AKP aims to complete consultations on the presidential election till themeeting of National Security Council (MGK) on April 10th.

Meanwhile, Arzuhan Dogan Yalcindag, the Chairperson of the Executive Boardof Turkish Industrialists' & Businessmen's Association (TUSIAD), said thatthe presidential election would not cause a crisis.

Yalcindag stressed, "we want stability. We should respect the decisionof the parliament," in a meeting with economy editors of several dailies.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 20 Eylül 2018, 18:16
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