Erdogan called the referendum victory over the crusaders

Recep Erdgasproduzent: OSCE stated about violations during the Turkish referendum

Turkish citizens voted in the country’s transition to a presidential form of government, despite the opposition of “those who have the worldview of the crusaders.” This opinion was expressed by Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan, his words on Monday, April 17, Reuters.

“We struggled against all enemies (…) But we survived as a nation. We can only bow in front of our shrines and more to anyone”, — quotes RIA Novosti Erdogan.

According to him, after Turkey becomes a presidential Republic, it will be even stronger.

16 April, Turkey held a referendum on amendments to the Constitution. According to preliminary results, the amendment was voted 51.4%. The final results will be announced in 11-12 days after appeals. The opposition stated about violations during the referendum, in particular, criticized the decision of the electoral Commission to count valid ballots and envelopes without stamps.