Turkey's Davutoglu expected to be a docile prime minister _ with Erdogan calling the shots

August 21, 2014 5:17 PM

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Turkey's Davutoglu expected to be a docile prime minister _ with Erdogan calling the shots

ANKARA, Turkey – Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, hand-picked by president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan to succeed him as prime minister, is expected to accept a largely backseat role as his boss strives to make his new job the most powerful position in the land.

But Davutoglu is known to be ambitious — and Turkey has seen cases in the past where presidents have tried and failed to control their prime ministers.

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