Presidency seat is not a place to enjoy retirement says Erhurman
The former PM and Leader of Republican Turkish Party (CTP) Tufan Erhürman replied questions related to his potential candidancy for upcoming Presendential election in a TV interview on Tuesday night.
In relation with the question about the potential candidancy, Erhurman said that the potential candidancy is up to Party Assemblys decision and he will respect the outcome.
Erhurman also mentioned that one of the party member has offered to support Mustafa Akinci in the upcoming elections however this was his indivudual view and has not represented the official view of CTP.
Stressing on the two opposing views on his potential candidancy, Erhurman stated that these views will be evaluated in the party assembly in a democratic way.Reminding the recent statements of some public opinion leaders, Erhurman said that despite the growing pressure on young candidates to not run for Presidency, he believed that Presedential seat is not a place to enjoy retirement.