Turkey: What will Erdogan do as Executive President?

Category: Featured, Videos, World Affairs Topics: Elections, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkiye Views: 1204

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dominated Turkey's political scene for the past 16 years, and looks set to continue for many more to come.

His re-election on Sunday makes him Turkey's first executive president.

That means he has new, expanded powers because of changes to the constitution approved in last year's referendum.

His main opposition rival accepts the result - but Muharrem Ince says the election was unfair, and warns Erdogan's 'one man rule' is a danger to Turks.

So how will the balance of power be changed?

Presenter: Sami Zeidan


Enes Bayrakli - Professor of International Relations, Turkish-German University

Selim Sazaka - Fellow at the Century Foundation focusing on Turkey's foreign policy in the Middle East.

Ege Seckin - Turkey specialist, IHS Markit financial services company

  Category: Featured, Videos, World Affairs
  Topics: Elections, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkiye
Views: 1204

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