Turkish Deputy Prime Minister says ‘there will be no snap elections’
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdağ has denied rumors the government would call a snap election, saying that the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) always favors polls to take place on their planned dates.
“Elections in Turkey will be held on time. There will be no snap elections; there will be elections held on time,” Bozdağ told reporters after a meeting in Ankara on March 1.
Turkey is scheduled to hold local eletions in March 2019 and parliamentary and presidential elections in November 2019.