Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Davutoğlu sets out with ‘restoration program’

PM-designate Davutoğlu heralds a ‘restoration’ in his planned government to repair '90 years of damage' to the Turkish Republic Ahmet Davutoğlu, the sole candidate for the ruling party congress today and likely next prime minister, is set to chart a course of “restoration” in the government’s new program, according a source close to the PM-designate.

Venizelos to attend ceremony for Turkey's new president

Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos is to represent Greece at the official inauguration ceremony for Turkey’s new president, former Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Greek Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

The ceremony to install Erdogan as Turkish president is to take place in Ankara on Thursday.