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Will Erdoğan be able to campaign in Europe before June polls?

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Regardless who wins the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24, a new era will be opened for Turkey and Turkish politics. June 25 will mark the beginning of full implementation of the substantial constitutional amendments narrowly approved in last year’s referendum, shifting the administrative system from a parliamentary to an executive presidential system.

The elected president will form his cabinet and appoint vice-presidents, while also being able to rule the country through decrees in a model that would not need much parliamentary scrutiny. That is why ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) officials underline that June 25 will mark the launch of a new era in Turkey, believing President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will win the presidency in the first round of elections. The opposition bloc, despite still being without a proper candidate and........

© Hürriyet Daily News