Erdogan to run for re-election in Turkey

(AGI) Ankara - Turkish Prime Minister, Recep TayyipErdogan, will run for another term in office in the Augustelections, said Mehmet Ali  [...]

Erdogan to run for re-election in Turkey
(AGI) Ankara, July 1 - Turkish Prime Minister, Recep TayyipErdogan, will run for another term in office in the Augustelections, said Mehmet Ali Sahin, Vice-President of theIslamist Justice and Development (AKP) party. He said he wouldback Erdogan's candidacy. The announcement had been expectedand was welcomed by the party membership, as Erdogan'spopularity has remained largely intact despite a string ofscandals. .