Turkish ruling party submits constitutional amendment bill to parliament

By Umut Uras, 12 December 2016
Proposed changes seek to give president extended powers as head of executive while abolishing the prime ministry. Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) has submitted to parliament a bill granting extended powers to the presidency and abolishing the prime ministry, among other major changes. The 21-article constitutional change, if adopted, would take Turkey away [...] Read more here: Aljazeera


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