Turkish president sues head of opposition
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 2
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan sued the head of the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the Turkish news agency Anadolu said June 2.
Earlier, Kilicdaroglu claimed gold was used in finishing the new presidential palace in Ankara, the construction of which was completed in November 2014. He also said that the toilet bowls in the palace are supposedly made of gold, too.
The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed his readiness to resign if the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) will be able to prove that gold was used in finishing the new presidential palace (Ak Saray) in Ankara.
The construction of the palace cost the country 1.37 billion Turkish liras (TRY), according to the finance minister Mehmet Simsek.
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