Turkey's AK Party submits defence in closure case

Turkey's ruling AK Party submitted its preliminary defence in a court case aimed at closing the party for alleged Islamist activities on Wednesday.

Turkey's AK Party submits defence in closure case
Turkey's ruling AK Party submitted its preliminary defence in a court case aimed at closing the party for alleged Islamist activities, the state Anatolian news agency said on Wednesday.

Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said earlier in the day the party had not asked for more time to prepare its defence in the case which has drawn criticism from the European Union and rattled financial markets.

Reuters
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