In Türkiye, president reiterates calls for constitutional change as parliamentary term begins
2 October 2023
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The second chapter of the Turkish parliament's 28th legislative term commenced on Oct. 1, marked by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's reiterated calls for constitutional change. "It is the primary responsibility of all of us to save Türkiye from the current constitutional hump that the coup administration put on our nation 41 years ago on Sept. 12 ," Erdoğan remarked in a speech delivered at the reopening ceremony of parliament. Among the pressing matters on the parliamentary agenda after a hiatus of around 2.5 months is the ruling People's Alliance's call for constitutional amendment. The discussions will focus on various alternatives regarding the methods, procedures and timelines for the proposed constitutional changes. Negotiations with the opposition parties are also slated for the agenda.
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