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This file picture taken on December 19, 2014 shows the head of Turkey’s intelligence agency Hakan Fidan (C) standing in Ankara. The powerful head of Turkey’s intelligence agency, one of the most loyal allies of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has resigned to stand for election as a lawmaker, the official Anatolia news agency said on February 7, 2015. The resignation of Hakan Fidan, who has headed the National Intelligence Agency (MIT) since 2010, has been accepted by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and will take effect on February 10, 2015, it added. AFP PHOTO / ADEM ALTAN