The head of the CEC of Turkey Sadi Guven declared victory in the referendum supporters of amending the Constitution of the country. On Sunday, April 16, reports TASS.
“Preliminary results of processing of the ballots suggests that votes in the referendum were 1.25 million more. According to the results of the plebiscite were told Yes,” said the official.
According to Anadolu Agency, 51.2 per cent of voters voted “for”, 48.8 percent against amending the basic law.
The opposition opposed the amendment, expressed confidence that the decision of the Supreme electoral Council of Turkey to be considered a valid ballot papers without the seal opens the way for fraud. Republican people’s party and the Party of democratic peoples declared that will protest results of voting.
In the referendum were asked to decide whether it is necessary to make changes to 18 articles of the basic law of the country. In the case of Yes Prime Minister will be abolished, the President can appoint Vice-presidents, Ministers and senior officials. The President will have the right to declare a state of emergency and the orders that can be revoked only by an absolute majority of votes in Parliament.