Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after a referendum on changing the form of government stated that the country could be held another referendum on restoring the death penalty. About it reports Reuters.
Speaking in Istanbul welcomes to the crowd, erdoğan said he “immediately” to discuss the question of the return of the death penalty with Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and leader of the nationalist opposition.
As noted, such a step would mean the end of negotiations on Turkey’s accession to the European Union.
On the referendum, which was held on Sunday, April 16, were asked to decide whether it is necessary to make changes to 18 articles of the Turkish Constitution. In the case of Yes Prime Minister will be abolished, the President can appoint Vice-presidents, Ministers and senior officials.
In addition, 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.
According to official data, after processing of 99.97 percent of the ballots 51,41% of voters voted “for”, 48,59% — “against” the amendment.