New Turkish constitution can be adopted through national referendum (exclusive)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 29
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
New Turkish constitution can be adopted through a national referendum, a source in Turkish presidential administration said in an exclusive interview with Trend Feb. 29.
An ad hoc commission was created in Turkey for preparation of a new constitution for the country Feb. 4. The commission was comprised of representatives of ruling party and oppositional ones, however, on February 17, MPs from the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) left the commission.
The source in the administration said that a new constitution is one of important priorities for the country and the date of holding the national referendum for its adoption will be determined by the country's parliament.
Earlier, a source in Turkish presidential administration told Trend that adoption of a new constitution is very important for Turkey.
The source also said that it is necessary, first of all, that the new constitution gets vote of the Turkish parliament. If the parliament isn't able to adopt a new constitution through a voting, there will be a national referendum, the source said.
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