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Turkey’s high electoral board to announce date of referendum this week

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Turkey’s High Electoral Board (YSK) is expected to announce the date of the upcoming referendum on constitutional changes this week, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım stated on Jan. 25.

The referendum on shifting Turkey from a parliamentary system to an executive presidential system of governance is likely to be held sometime between April 1 and April 20, Yıldırım told a meeting of officials from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti).

“I believe the president will approve it this week and a concrete date will be set,” he said./IBNA

Source: Hurriyet Daily News

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