Turkey should have snap elections if constitutional package fails to be accepted, says opposition MHP leader Bahçeli.
The position Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli said early Thursday that Turkey should go to early elections if the constitutional amendment package fails to be accepted in the parliament.
IT NOW SEEMS THAT THE PACKAGE WILL BE ACCEPTED WITH OVER 330 VOTES
“It now seems that the package will be accepted with over 330 votes, which will allow a referendum. Nevertheless, if it fails to do so, we should have snap elections,” he added.
Regarding Turkish military presence in Iraq’s Bashiqa, the leader said that Turkey should not take a step back without achieving results.
SINCE MARCH 2015, ABOUT 150 SOLDIERS AND UP TO 25 TANKS HAVE BEEN STATIONED IN BASHIQA
Since March 2015, about 150 soldiers and up to 25 tanks have been stationed in Bashiqa to protect Turkish servicemen training Iraqi volunteers to fight Daesh. Turkey has pointed out that the soldiers were not assigned to combat duties, and that the country would do all it could to prevent the operation from deepening sectarian conflict on its borders.