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Turkey's pro-Kurdish HDP leader rules out coalition with AK Party

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The leader of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) ruled out a coalition with the AK Party on Sunday and said that the results of a parliamentary election had put an end to discussion about a presidential system.

“The discussion of executive presidency and dictatorship have come to an end in Turkey with these elections,” Selahattin Demirtas told a news conference in Istanbul.

Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Nick Tattersall; Editing by Ece Toksabay

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