Erdogan's lobbying exposes fractures in Turkey's ruling party

March 23, 2015 1:27 PM

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Erdogan's lobbying exposes fractures in Turkey's ruling party

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Anyone watching the multitude of Turkish television stations broadcasting President Tayyip Erdogan's speeches on an almost daily basis might be forgiven for thinking he was the one standing in a June election.

His lobbying for the ruling AK Party ahead of the parliamentary election and interference in government affairs while holding what has long been a ceremonial post is raising the hackles of senior ministers and exposing fractures in the party he founded more than a decade ago.

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