Hardly does a single day pass without Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaking before huge crowds, lobbying on government’s behalf to gather sufficient majority in the parliament that will grant him extra powers. That, however, could be in violation of Turkish constitution, which requires a president to stand neutral and oversee daily politics.
“There is a government in this country,” Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc blasted at Erdogan in recent weeks. “No one has a right to cast a shadow over it.”
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As Erdogan pushes the government to the edge, voices against him are getting louderMahir Zeynalov