Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after three years returned to the ruling Party of justice and development party (AKP). On Tuesday, may 2, reports the Hürriyet Daily News.
To return to the AKP, the head of state was able as a result of the referendum of constitutional amendments. According to one of the 18 innovations, is now the President could not leave the ranks of his political party, as it was previously.
As notes the edition, on may 21 at the extraordinary party Congress, Erdogan once again will become Chairman of the AKP. At present the party is headed by the Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan is one of the founders of the party of justice and development. He left the AKP in 2014 before joining the post of President of Turkey.
16 April, Turkey held a referendum to amend the Constitution and expand presidential powers. The adoption of the changes voted 51.4% of citizens.