Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 13
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Failure to form a coalition government in Turkey doesn't mean that there will be political chaos, board member of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) of Turkey, MP Mazhar Bagli said in an exclusive interview with Trend August 13.
Turkey has a democratic society and failure to form the government will not lead to risks in the country, according to Bagli.
He also said that party leaders Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Kemal Kilicdaroglu showed the whole world a democratic example by holding several rounds of talks on the formation of a coalition government.
The final meeting of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu with the head of the opposition Republican People's Party Kemal Kilicdaroglu took place today, on Aug.13, in Turkey.
The opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) and the Justice and Development Party (AKP) failed to agree on the formation of a coalition government.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Aug. 13 that an early parliamentary election would be held in Turkey.
It was earlier reported that the Turkish opposition Republican People's Party put forward the final terms for the formation of a coalition government with the Justice and Development Party.
One of the opposition's demands is that the members of the Republican People's Party must head the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education.
The last round of negotiations between the Justice and Development Party and the Republican People's Party on the formation of a coalition government took place in Turkey August 3.
Turkey held parliamentary elections June 7, which involved 20 political parties. Over 53 million people cast their votes in the election.
During the parliamentary election, Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party garnered 40.9 percent of the vote, while the Republican People's Party (CHP) gained 25 percent; aside from that the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) got 16.3 percent, and the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) garnered 13.1 percent of the vote.
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