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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan asked Turkey PM to form new government

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on November 19, 2015 asked Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to form a new government. two weeks after an election in which the ruling party regained the overall majority it had lost five months ago.

Erdogan formally tasked Justice and Development Party (AKP) chief Davutoglu with forming the government in talks at the presidential palace in Ankara. The AKP's resounding victory in a November 1 general election gave the party a renewed mandate to govern without any coalition partners. Earlier, lawmakers were sworn into office as parliament convened for the first time since the election.