Stop worrying! Presidential system not for afterlife, Erdoğan says

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has repeated that Turkey must switch from parliamentary democracy to presidential system for an “accelerated development.”

“I won’t be carrying it to my grave. I want it for Turkey,” Erdoğan said during a public address at an inauguration ceremony in the southeastern Turkish province of Gaziantep on March 7.

“The shroud has no pockets, so I won’t be carrying the presidential system to the afterlife,” he added…

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  • winniec

    ‘Accelerated development’? ‘Afterlife’?
    Yes, most Turks are wishing Erdogan an ‘accelerated development’ to take him to the ‘afterlife’.

    • winniec

      Hitler united the presidency with the office of prime minister. Look where that got him!

      • Frau Katze

        I think Erdogan is thinking more “sultan”. Either way, it’s not good.

      • Surele Surele

        look where that got us.