Turkey's ruling party meets amid doubts about prime minister's future

The Central Executive Board of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) have begun meeting in the capital Ankara, the state-run Anadolu news agency reports.

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is expected to hold a press conference after the talks.

Turkish media reports he will step down as party leader, clearing the way for him to be replaced as premier.

Last update: Thu, 05/05/2016 - 12:23
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