President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan sworn in at the Turkish Grand National Assembly
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was elected as President for another term in the May 28th elections, officially took oath at a ceremony held at the Turkish Grand National Assembly.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was elected as President for another term in the May 28th elections, officially took oath at a ceremony held at the Turkish Grand National Assembly. President Erdogan will also attend a ceremony in Beştepe where he will officially begin his duties.
International dignitaries from 21 different countries, including 13 prime ministers, as well as representatives from various international organizations such as the Turkish Council, NATO, and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, will be in attendance.
President Erdogan took his oath at the Turkish Grand National Assembly, receiving his certificate of election from the Interim Speaker of the Assembly, Devlet Bahçeli.
In his oath, President Erdogan pledged to protect the existence and independence of the state, the indivisible integrity of the nation and the country, and the unalienable and unconditional sovereignty of the people, as well as to abide by the Constitution, the rule of law, democracy, and the principles and reforms of Ataturk's Republic, and the secular Republic of Turkey; he vowed to remain committed, without deviating from the creed of ensuring social harmony, prosperity, and justice for everyone to exercise their fundamental rights and freedoms.
He concluded his oath by stating that he would work tirelessly to maintain the dignified honor of the Turkish Republic, in the presence of the Turkish people and the history, and promised to perform his duties with neutrality.