Starting date of registration of presidential elections candidates announced in Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 7
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
The registration of candidates for the presidential elections in Turkey will start on June 29.
The registration will be completed on July 3, the Turkish Anadolu news agency quoted Turkey's Supreme Election Commission reported.
Candidate's pre-election campaign will start on July 11.
Presidential elections are scheduled to be held in Turkey on August 10, 2014.The results of the first round of the presidential election will be announced on August 11.
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 said earlier 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 S.I.
Edited by C.N.