Turkish intelligence chief may take post of vice president

The head of the Turkish National Intelligence Organization, Hakan Fidan, may take the post of vice president of the country, according to the Hürriyet newspaper, Ednews informs referring to TASS.
Government sources said that after taking the oath on June 3, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was re-elected for a new term, will announce a new government. The Cabinet of Ministers will be almost completely renewed, the Foreign and Defense Ministers Mevlut Cavusoglu and Hulusi Akar may retain their posts.
Fidan, who heads Turkish intelligence, could get a ministerial position or take over as vice president in charge of security issues. This issue has been discussed in Ankara for a long time.
According to the newspaper, the official representative of the president, Ibrahim Kalin, may enter the government, his possible post is not specified. Earlier, local media wrote that he could head the Foreign Ministry.
The publication reports on the upcoming appointment of former Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek to the Cabinet. Erdogan met with him the day before, but no statements were made following the meeting.