Erdogan hints at snap parliamentary elections
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 28
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
With each passing day there remains less and less chance to form a coalition government in Turkey, the Kanal7 television channel quoted the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying July 28.
Erdogan also said holding of snap parliamentary election in Turkey is not ruled out.
Earlier, the deputy prime minister of Turkey, Yalcin Akdogan said that of all the parties having a right to be represented in the country's parliament, the People's Republican Party (CHP) is closer to creation of a coalition government.
The prime minister of Turkey, Ahmet Davutoglu was earlier reported to say that the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) refused to form a coalition government of Turkey.
Previously, in June, the People's Republican Party (CHP) put forward terms for formation of a coalition government with the country's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).
Under those terms, the CHP leader should head Turkey's government for two years. Aside from that, under the terms, the Turkish parliament was to be led by one of the CHP members.
The opposition was also demanding to appoint the parliament members representing the CHP as the ministers of justice, interior and education.
On June 7, Turkey held parliamentary election, which involved 20 political parties.
Over 53 million people cast their votes in the election.
A coalition government should be formed in Turkey within 45 days after the announcement of the election results.
During the parliamentary election, Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party garnered 40.9 percent of the vote, while the People's Republican Party (CHP) gained 25 percent.
Aside from that the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) scored 16.3 percent, and the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) garnered 13.1 percent of the vote.
Edited by SI
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