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Incoming Turkish PM: New cabinet to be ready quickly

Erdogan confirmed Yildirim, a close ally for two decades and a co-founder of the ruling AK Party, as his new prime minister

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Turkey's incoming Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told reporters on Monday the new cabinet list would be prepared quickly and be presented to President Tayyip Erdogan when he was available.

Erdogan confirmed Yildirim, a close ally for two decades and a co-founder of the ruling AK Party, as his new prime minister on Sunday, taking a big step towards the stronger presidential powers he has long sought.