Former Turkish spy chief withdraws from elections
Former Turkish intelligence chief Hakan Fidan has announced that he is withdrawing his nomination in the upcoming general elections on June 7, 2015.
Fidan thanked Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Trend reports with reference to the Anadolu Agency.
Fidan had resigned from his post as head of Turkey’s premier intelligence agency on February 7, then said he was expecting to stand in the upcoming elections. He had held the post of intelligence chief since May 2010.