Erdogan OKs Constitutional Changes; Referendum Likely Mid-April 1 234 567

Erdogan OKs Constitutional Changes; Referendum Likely Mid-April

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan approved a constitutional reform bill Friday for holding a national referendum that would usher in a more powerful presidency.

Speaking on state-run TRT television, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said the referendum on the issue is expected to be held on April 16.

In January, the Turkish parliament approved a new 18-article constitution to create an executive presidency along the lines of those in the United States and France.

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