Turkish president and PM to discuss results of parliamentary election
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 9
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will discuss the results of the parliamentary election, Anadolu agency said.
The meeting was to be held June 8 but it was postponed to June 9.
President Erdogan has instructed Davutoglu, who heads the Justice and Development Party, to form the government within 45 days.
The Justice and Development Party gained 40.9 percent of the votes in the parliamentary election.
On Sunday, June 7, Turkey held parliamentary election, which involved 20 political parties. Some 53,765,231 people cast their votes in the election.
The voting results in Turkey's June 7 parliamentary election are as follows: the ruling Justice and Development Party garnered 40.9 percent of the vote, the Republican People's Party (CHP) - 25 percent, the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) - 16.3 percent, the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) - 13.1 percent.
Other political parties as a whole gathered 4.7 percent of the vote.
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