World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called former presidents and prime ministers in a surprise move to congratulate the Ramadan holiday of the former politicians.
Turkish Prime Ministry said in a statement that Erdoğan called ninth president Süleyman Demirel and the previous president Ahmet Necdet Sezer. The statement said he also called former prime ministers Yıldırım Akbulut, Tansu Çiller and Mesut Yılmaz.
It said Erdoğan congratulated the former officials and expressed his best wishes.
This is the first time Erdoğan calls former presidents and prime ministers to congratulate them on the occasion of Ramadan holiday.
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