Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 24
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
The interim government will be formed this week in Turkey, a source in the government of Turkey said in an exclusive interview with Trend Aug.24.
It is expected that this week Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet with the speaker of the parliament in order to appoint the exact date of the parliamentary re-election to be held in November, according to the source.
In addition, it is expected that the main opposition parties of the country such as the Republican People's Party (CHP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) will not join the formation of the interim government, the source said.
The source said that the interim government will be formed with the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey.
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.
Then Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that early parliamentary election will be held in Turkey.
Turkey held parliamentary election 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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