Timeframe announced for nominating candidates for MPs in Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan.6
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkish Central Election Commission will receive applications from the citizens wanting to candidates in the parliamentary elections till Feb.10, Turkish Hurriyet newspaper reported on Jan.6.
Reportedly, the candidates should also vacate their posts before the mentioned date.
Parliamentary elections in Turkey will be held on June 14, 2015.
Earlier, it was reported that over 70 current MPs from the ruling Justice and Development Party of Turkey will not be able to take part in 2015 parliamentary elections.
This decision was adopted at the regular meeting of the ruling party in accordance with the internal regulations, according to which MPs from the party have no right to be elected to the parliament for more than three terms.
The following well-known representatives of the Justice and Development Party will not be able to participate in the 2015 parliamentary elections: deputy prime ministers Bulent Arinc, Besir Atalay and Ali Babacan, Minister of Justice Bekir Bozdag, deputy head of the party Huseyin Celik, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Edited by SI
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