• Short Summary

    In Turkey on Tuesday (16 October) the country's Prime Minister, Bulent Ecevit announced the resignation of his government.

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    In Turkey on Tuesday (16 October) the country's Prime Minister, Bulent Ecevit announced the resignation of his government. The announcement was made soon after results of mid-term Parliamentary elections showed his party had suffered heavy losses. Observers say the resignation could mean a lengthy government crisis in Turkey. The main opposition group, the right-wing Justice party, does not have enough seats to rule alone, and it has discounted any coalition. At a news conference after separate meetings with members of the cabinet and his Republican People's Party Executive, Mr. Ecevit said the decision to resign had been made in full respect of public opinion.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAFY0KA7I637MY5G9AOHIAI0AM
    Media URN:
    VLVAAFY0KA7I637MY5G9AOHIAI0AM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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