Turkey: President, opposition leader discuss politics


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and an opposition party leader on Wednesday discussed domestic politics as well as foreign policy issues.

Erdogan met with Devlet Bahceli, leader of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), for about a half-hour, according to the Presidential Communications Directorate.

The meeting, which took place in Bahceli’s home, was closed to the press.

Bahceli’s party and Erdogan’s, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), have been allies in recent elections and also vote together in parliament.

Source: AA