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Prime Minister Davutoğlu explained the dichotomy between two political parties and why there wouldn’t be a coalition.
Talks between Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) and Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu’s Republican People’s Party (CHP) over the possibility of a “Grand Coalition” government in Turkey failed on Aug. 13 after a one-and-a-half hour meeting in Ankara.

Discussions of alliance between ruling and secular parties find little common ground as next week’s deadline for forming new government approaches


The failure of Turkey’s two largest political parties to form a coalition after June elections sets the stage for a new vote and threatens further instability.
The news of the day was undoubtedly this:

Coalition talks between Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) ended negatively on Aug. 13, a senior CHP official told Reuters, potentially setting the stage for a snap election later this year.
Shortly after PM said a fresh election now appeared to be the only option after last-ditch negotiations between AKP and CHP yielded no deal, he asked for an appointment with MHP leader, who accepted the invitation but made clear they don’t consider being part of an interim government

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