Erdogan again elected chief Turkish AK party
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has Sunday, as expected, expanded its power. He was at the congress of his AK party in Ankara re-elected party leader.
He was the only candidate for the presidency. Erdogan received more than 96 percent of the votes, as reported by the AK party. The presidency gives the president even more political influence.
Erdogan had his position as chairman in 2014 resign when he was elected president.
In the constitution at that time was that a president not a party should be. Erdogan said it also forced membership of the AK party, the organization that he co-founded in 2001.
By the change of the constitution, where the Turkish people in the referendum in april the green light for gave, could Erdogan again a member of the party, and he can also partijchef. To Sunday leading premier Binaldi Yildirim the party.