Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 14
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkey is ready for a snap parliamentary election TRT Haber news channel quoted the Head of Turkish Supreme Electoral Council (YSK) Sadi Guven as saying August 14.
He said it is expected to hold the snap parliamentary election in 90 days.
Guven added that the YSK is awaiting the final decision of the Turkish parliament to announce the exact date of the snap parliamentary election.
Earlier, a source in the government of Turkey told Trend that the snap parliamentary election would be held in November this year.
Turkish parliament is expected to set an exact date for snap parliamentary election in late August, said the source.
A meeting was earlier held between Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and the head of the oppositional Republican People's Party (CHP) Kemal Kilicdaroglu. During the negotiations, the sides failed to agree to form a coalition government.
Turkish PM said August 14 that the country would hold a snap parliamentary election.
Turkey held a parliamentary election June 7, which involved 20 political parties. Over 53 million people cast their votes in the election.
During the June 7 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.
Edited by CN
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