Binali Yildirim preparing to resign as Turkish Parliament speaker?
Turkish Parliament speaker Binali Yildirim is preparing to resign, Turkish media reported today.
Reportedly, the reason was the nomination of his candidacy for the post of head of Istanbul municipality. However, his nomination hasn’t yet been officially announced.
The official nomination of Yildirim’s candidacy for the post of head of Istanbul municipality will be announced by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after his return from Argentina and Paraguay on December 4.
The municipal election in Turkey will be held on March 31, 2019.