Hakan Fidan reappointed Turkish spy chief

Türkiye Materials 9 March 2015 23:20 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 9


Hakan Fidan had reappointed Turkish spy chief, Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said Mar. 9, Anadolu Agency reported.

According to him, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu accessed reappointment.

Fidan had resigned from his post as head of Turkey's premier intelligence agency, the National Intelligence Agency or the MIT, on Feb. 6, and the prime minister's office back then said he was expected to stand in the upcoming elections.

Today Hakan Fidan has announced that he is withdrawing his nomination for AK Party's candidacy in the upcoming general elections.

In a statement released Monday, Fidan said, "As of today, I withdraw my nomination from 25th parliamentary elections on June 7, 2015."