Turkey’s ruling AK party has unanimously elected Transport Minister Binali Yildirim as the new party leader.
TRT World (His validation means he now becomes the country's incoming prime minister replacing Ahmet Davutoglu. An Ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Yildirim will now push through wider reaching powers for the presidency.
trtworld) May 22, 2016
“The most important thing we have to do now is to legalise the current political situation and end this confusion. A new constitution and the presidential system is the way to do that.”
Critics fear that Erdoğan is simply furthering his own ambitions.