Ali Babacan

Turkish opposition leaders meet to counter Erdogan’s system

Turkish opposition leaders meet to counter Erdogan’s system

  • Turkish voters approved an executive presidential system, in 2017, which greatly expanded Erdogan’s powers at the expense of those of the prime minister and parliament
  • Ahmet Davutoglu and Ali Babacan were co-founders of Erdogan’s ruling party and served in top positions but broke away to form their own parties in criticism of Erdogan’s policies
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