Turkey may move to presidential form of government

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Baku, Azerbaijan, April 29

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

Turkey will discuss moving to a presidential form of government following the August 10 presidential election, Turkish Sabah newspaper said Tuesday, April 29.

Currently, the ruling 'Justice and Development Party' (AKP) is discussing the transition from parliamentary form of government to the presidential one, according to the report.

Turkey will hold a presidential election on August 10, 2014.

It is expected that the ruling Justice and Development Party will nominate the candidacy of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Earlier, the AKP Founding Board's member Salih Kapusuz said that Erdogan may be nominated in the presidential elections.

Turkish oppositional Republican People's Party also earlier said it can nominate the candidacy of Turkey's Constitutional Court Head, Hakim Kilic for the upcoming presidential election, however Kilic later said he refused to take part in the election.

Translated by E.A.

Edited by C.N.

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