Turkey ruling party to hold extraordinary congress amid doubt over PM's future: TV

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Istanbul (AFP)

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will hold an extraordinary congress this month, the CNN-Turk and NTV news channels reported Wednesday, amid growing uncertainty over the future of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.

Davutoglu, who held an over 90-minute meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan earlier amid reports of a split between the two leaders, will hold a news conference on Thursday following a gathering of the party's central executive committee, the official Anatolia news agency added.