The state Department is concerned about “the quality of Turkish democracy”
WASHINGTON, 13 APR — RIA Novosti. The US is concerned about the “quality” of Turkish democracy, told reporters, acting state Department spokesman mark Toner.
“We are concerned about the “quality” of Turkish democracy,” he said.
Toner added that the US is closely watching the referendum in Turkey.
The Supreme electoral Council of Turkey has appointed on April 16 a referendum on a package of amendments to the Constitution — a parliamentary Republic is to be transformed into presidential. Constitutional changes in the transition to a presidential system was approved by the Turkish Parliament and signed by President Tayyip Erdogan.