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Turkey stops pretending, explains its government model

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12.01.2017

Having nearly 150 years of experience in a parliamentary system and 65 governments in 94 years of Republican history, Turkey is now discussing a new government model.

Indeed, the distorted parliamentary system that has brought nothing other than unstable governments, economic crises and military coups to Turkey, came to a de facto end in 2007 when 68 percent of voters voted for the election of the president by public vote, instead of by Parliament in a referendum. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan became the first popularly elected president, receiving 52 percent of the vote in presidential elections on Aug. 10, 2014. Thus, the government system, which was bashed by the 1982 Constitution that followed the military coup of Sept. 12, 1980, practically became a thing of the past.

Erdoğan has unlimited........

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