17:23 May. 22, 2016
Ruling AK Party confirms Binali Yildirim as its leader
The ally of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who is set to become the country's new prime minister has called for a move to presidential rule.
Addressing a congress of the ruling AK Party before it confirmed him as party leader, Binali Yildirim called for a new constitution.
He said it was time to make the current "de facto situation" a "legal" one.