Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 9
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan thanked Devlet Bahceli, leader of the opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), for supporting his candidacy in upcoming presidential elections, Turkish media reported Jan. 9.
Bahceli said earlier that MHP will support Erdogan if he nominates himself for the election.
Erdogan noted that Bahceli’s statement is aimed at preserving political stability and unity of the people.
“I am ready to discuss any topic with Bahceli,” the Turkish president said.
In 2019, Turkey will hold parliamentary, presidential and municipal elections.