Ahmet Davutoglu Says He’ll Step Down as Turkey’s Prime Minister

May 5, 2016 12:29 PM

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Ahmet Davutoglu, the prime minister of Turkey, announced that he would resign after a meeting of party leaders on May 22 amid a falling out with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

ISTANBUL — Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, a pivotal ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, announced his resignation on Thursday, exposing a rift between the two men over Mr. Erdogan’s drive for more power.

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