MHP leader says referendum results are important success
ANKARAOpposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has said the referendum results are “an important success and achievement.”
He said the Turkish nation, with its free will, has given approval to the transition into the presidential system.
“I present my gratitude to the Prime Minister and the AKP [ruling Justice and Development Party],” he said in a written statement on April 16.
He said the Turkish nation uttered the last word about the future of the country and claimed its independence and future, adding that everyone had to respect the result.
The MHP “literally fulfilled every task on April 16, 2017, and stood firmly behind the democratic promise it gave,” he added.
He warned against possible acts that could deepen political polarization in the country and called on people to avoid such acts that could abolish public peace.