Turkey's Erdogan expected to formally call new elections, appoint interim government

August 24, 2015 7:41 PM

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Turkey's Erdogan expected to formally call new elections, appoint interim government

Masked leftist militants clash with security forces during a protest in Gazi district in Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Cagdas Erdogan) TURKEY OUT (The Associated Press)

ANKARA, Turkey – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to formally call new elections for Nov. 1 and re-appoint Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to form an interim administration, a day after the deadline passed for establishing a government following Turkey's June elections.

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