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Erdogan’s referendum victory will make Turkey prey for the country’s many enemies

18 Apr

What critics claim is the openly fraudulent Turkish referendum ends parliamentary democracy in the country and gives President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dictatorial powers. The most unexpected aspect of the poll on Sunday was not the declared outcome, but that the ruling AKP (Justice and Development Party) allegedly found it necessary to fix the vote quite so blatantly.

The tightness of the final outcome of the referendum – 51.4 per cent “yes” to the constitutional changes and 48.59 per cent voting “no” – shows that the “no” voters would have been in the majority in any fairly conducted election.

https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/turkish-referendum-erdogan-prey-for-enemies-a7687246.html

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Posted by on April 18, 2017 in Middle East

 

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