Kaynak: excuse us until April 16

Attending the Lent dinner organized by AKP Şişli District Organization, Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak talked about the patriarchal election.

On March 28, AKP Şişli District Organization gave a dinner for Christian society foundations and clerics on the occasion of the Lent. Archbishop Aram Ateşyan, Chief Rabbi of Turkey Isak Haleva, Representative of Minority (Community) Foundations and Council Member of the Directorate General of Foundations Toros Alcan, Bishop Sahak Maşalyan were also present at the dinner.

Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak, after emphasizing the importance of coexistence, mentioned the referendum that will be held on April 16 and mostly talked about the constitutional amendments. 

Journalists wanted to ask some questions to Kaynak, but he answered only one question, because he had another appointment. The process of patriarchal election after the memo from the governor's office was asked. In response to this question, Kaynak said: “MPs Garo Paylan, Selina Doğan and Markar Esayan called me and I told them the same thing. We can easily find a common ground. Just excuse us until April 16.”