Erdoğan eyes early elections as political problems grow - analyst
Dec 30 2019 12:54 Gmt+3
Last Updated On: Dec 30 2019 12:58 Gmt+3
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan could call snap nationwide elections, Ömer Taşpınar, a senior fellow at U.S.-based think tank the Brookings Institution, wrote in the Asia Times on Monday.
Turkey could be headed for the polls well before elections are scheduled in 2023 due to the country's troubled economic circumstances, new breakaway parties established by former senior members of Erdoğan's Justice and Development Party (AKP), the refugee problem and a worsening political crisis with the United States, Taşpınar said.
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