erdoğan cites hitlers germany as example of effective government /

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Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is pushing to change his ceremonial role to chief executive as in US and RussiaTurkey’s president has been pushing for some time for a unusual presidential system to govern the country, sparring with critics who accuse him of attempting a power grab.
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p Erdoğan’s latest comments in favour of greater executive powers are unlikely to help him bring those critics round. On Friday he was quoted by Turkish media as citing a striking example of an effective presidential system – Germany under Adolf Hitler.
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Source: theguardian.com