Turkish president asks prime minister to form new government after poll victory

Turkish president asks prime minister to form new government after poll victory
Turkish president asks prime minister to form new government after poll victory

Turkey's president on Monday asked Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to form a new government after the ruling party's resounding victory in July 22 elections, Erdogan said.

President Ahmet Necdet Sezer assigned Erdogan to form a new Cabinet two days after the new Parliament was sworn in. Erdogan has 45 days to present a Cabinet list for Sezer's approval.