Anadolu: Trump congratulates Erdogan on referendum results

Source : 112 Ukraine

Turkish Administration reported that US President called Erdogan on Sunday
10:00, 18 April 2017


US President Donald Trump congratulated President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan on results of the referendum that changes Constitution. This was reported by Anadolu agency with reference to the source in Turkish Administration.

Trump called Erdogan on Sunday, April 16, according to the message.

According to the source, the press release with this information will be published shortly.

Related: OSCE says Turkish referendum "fell short of full adherence"

Earlier it was reported that the head of Turkish electoral board announced that the results of the referendum, which greatly expands the power of current president Erdogan, are valid. As government Anadolu agency informs, the turnout at the constitutional referendum on April 16 in Turkey amounted to 85.46%.

The results were accepted by Turkish residents both negatively and positively. Protests after the event also took place. Republican party demanded recount and stated that will appeal against 37% of ballots.

Related: Turkey citizens protest against referendum results banging pots and pans

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