Erdogan appears to have pulled off his attempt to centralise all powers in an executive presidency.
Erdogan appears to have pulled off his attempt to centralise all powers in an executive presidency, winning the Turkish referendum by a narrow 2% margin. Even though the April 16 vote shows a deeply divided Turkey, Erdogan and his party are claiming “victory” in rewriting Turkey's secular constitution and replacing the Parliamentary form of government that has been in place since 1980. With this “success”, Erdogan will manage to increase his powers enormously, and could be in office till 2029.
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