Archive: 8/17/2014
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  8/17/2014, Av 21, 5774

Turkey: JDP Supports FM’s Candidacy for Prime Minister


Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (JDP, AKP) announced its support of Foreign Minister, Ahmet Davutoğlu as its candidate in the upcoming federal elections, instead of current Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

A majority vote behind closed doors over the weekend secured Davutoğlu slot as the JDP’s candidate for Prime Minister.