Ruling party’s role to increase in Turkey with return of Abdullah Gul

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 12

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Besir Atalay said the role of the ruling Justice and Development Party in Turkey will increase with Abdullah Gul's return to it, Turkish TV channel Haber7 reported on Aug. 12.

"Gul made great efforts to strengthen and improve the Party of Justice and Development," Atalay said.

The incumbent president Abdullah Gul has recently stated his intention to become a member of the ruling Justice and Development Party once again.

Gul said he will continue his political activities in other positions of the ruling party.

It was earlier reported that the Turkish president would leave politics at the end of the term of office.

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