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Turkey's Erdogan Urges Party to Forge Ahead with New Constitution

Turkish president-elect Tayyip Erdogan urged his AK Party on Thursday to secure a stronger parliamentary majority next year to enable them to re-write the constitution, signaling no let-up in his drive to strengthen the presidency. Erdogan secured his place in history as Turkey's first directly elected head of state on Sunday, taking him a step closer to the presidential system he covets for the European Union candidate nation and NATO member state. His opponents fear an...

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