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Turkish parliament to convene Sunday

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to address deputies in General Assembly

Anadolu Agency

The Turkish parliament will begin its third legislative session on Sunday with the speech of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The parliament will open at 02.00 p.m. (1100GMT) under the presidency of Speaker Ismail Kahraman.

After Kahraman's featured address, Erdogan will deliver an opening speech.

The General Assembly is set to reconvene on Tuesday to continue its legislative work after political parties' parliamentary group meetings.

The parliament has been in recess since July 27.

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