Cicek reelected Turkish parliament speaker

Cemil Cicek was reelected as the Turkish parliament speaker by winning 299 votes in the third round.

Cicek reelected Turkish parliament speaker

World Bulletin/News Desk

Cemil Cicek was reelected as the Turkish parliament speaker by winning 299 votes in the third round.

Cicek is the Turkish Parliament's 25th speaker. Elections for the post are held every two years.

Members of the Turkish Parliament began voting on Tuesday to elect a new speaker for the legislative body.

On Friday, the AK Party once more presented Çiçek as their candidate at the Office of the Presidency of Parliament, while the CHP presented İstanbul deputy Osman Korutürk. Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Konya deputy Faruk Bal also registered his candidacy for the post on Monday.

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