AK Party Vice Chairman and Deputy of Istanbul Mr. Egemen Bagis published a statement of condolence for the death of Football Federation Chairman Mr. Hasan Doğan and former MP and poet Mr.Erdem Bayazıt. Bagis stated "My condolences to Turkey".
Bagis said that he feels deep sorrow for his "dear brother" Mr. Hasan Dogan who has passed away during his vacation in Bodrum. Bagis remarked: "Turkish business and sports world has lost one of the outstanding personality. He has been appreciated by everybody in a short time by his vision, modesty and excitement. He became unforgettable with the performance he has shown in a short time. I want to express my condolences to his family, business and sports world and pray the Almighty rest his soul in peace."
Bagis stated that he also learned the death of one of the biggest poets of Turkish literature Mr. Erdem Bayazıt with a deep sorrow and said "I express my condolences to his sorrowful family and literature community" and continued "may the Almighty rest his soul in peace".