ANKARA - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accepted the resignation of outgoing Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Sunday, hours after the ruling AK Party elected a longtime Erdogan ally as its new leader, and therefore premier.
Erdogan thanked Davutoglu for his service, according to a statement from the presidential palace. Incoming Prime Minister Binali Yildirim is expected to be mandated to form the new government later on Sunday.
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