Turkish constitutional reform forges ahead as parliamentary commission approves proposed amendments

By Gulsen Solaker, 2 January 2017
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will be able to appoint and dismiss government ministers, take back the leadership of the ruling party, and govern until 2029 under plans approved by a parliamentary commission on Friday. The approval by the constitutional commission after a 17-hour overnight session means the plans for an executive presidential system, long sought by Erdogan and the ruling AK P[...] Read more here: Daily Mail/Reuters


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