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Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu attends news conference in Helsinki, Finland on April 6, 2016. REUTERS/Markku Ulander/Lehtikuva

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ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's government will submit a draft proposal to parliament to remove parliamentarians' immunity from prosecution as early as Tuesday, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said.

Davutoglu made the comment in an address in parliament to his ruling AK Party lawmakers that was broadcast live on television.

(Reporting by Ercan Gurses and Seda Sezer; Writing by David Dolan; Editing by Daren Butler)

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