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President Erdoğan honors Yıldırım with Order of Merit

PRESIDENT ERDOĞAN HONORS YILDIRIM WITH ORDER OF MERIT
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In a ceremony held at Presidential Complex on Friday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan honored Turkey's current Parliament Speaker, former Premier Binali Yıldırım with Order of Merit for his outstanding service to country.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan honored former Premier and current parliament speaker Binali Yıldırım with Order of Merit for his outstanding service to country.

In a ceremony held at Presidential Complex on Friday, Erdoğan presented Yıldırım the highest order.

"Thanks to our government's strong stance, terrorist PKK is suffocating, terror group FETÖ is at the end of its rope," Erdoğan said during his speech.

Parliament Speaker Binali Yıldırım also presented Prime Ministry's seal to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

With the introduction of the new executive presidency system in Turkey after the June 24 elections, Yıldırım became the last prime minister of the country.

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