President Erdoğan to become AKP member on May 2: PM Yıldırım
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will become a
member of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) on May 2, Prime
Minister Binali Yıldırım has said.
The party is planning to hold an extraordinary convention on May 21 to elect Erdoğan as its chairman in line with constitutional amendments that now permit the head of the nation to retain links with his political party.