Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses deputies of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) at the parliament in Ankara July 8, 2014. (AFP Photo/Adem Altan)
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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Tuesday vowed to take the fight against an ally-turned-foe Muslim religious authorities to a new level if he is elected president in August 10 elections.Erdogan has long accused followers of Pennsylvania-based religious authority Fethullah Gulen of establishing a "parallel structure within the state" by using its sway in Turkey's police and the judiciary and of concocting a vast corruption scandal in December to unseat his government.Erdogan appears to be stepping up the fight against Gulen as he heads into the presidential elections which he is widely expected to win in the first round.
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