Erdoğan and Gül Agreed on he Terms of a Putin-Medvedev Swap Were Wenied

BRITAIN-TURKEY-ROYALS-DIPLOMACYSince the conclusion of the March 30 local polls, there has been speculation that Erdoğan will run for presidency and that President Abdullah Gül will become the AKP chairman and future prime minister.

But rumors that Gül and Erdoğan have already agreed on the terms of a Putin-Medvedev swap were denied by presidential spokesman Ahmet Sever in a written statement yesterday.

“So far, Mr. President and Mr. Prime Minister have absolutely not talked about presidential elections and issues concerning the post-election period. A meeting where these issues will be discussed will soon take place. As such, news reports and scenarios do not reflect the truth,” he said.


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