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Trump congratulates Erdogan for Yes win in referendum - UPDATED


U.S. President Donald Trump Monday congratulated his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call for the Yes win in the weekend referendum, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

 

According to Turkish presidential sources, Trump telephoned Erdogan to laud Sunday's historic victory.

 

A written statement on the interview is expected to be issued soon, the sources added.

 

On Sunday, a majority of Turkish voters cast ballots in favor of 18 constitutional amendments that will, among other things, see Turkey switch from a parliamentary to a presidential system of governance.

 

According to unofficial results, the Yes campaign won with 51.41 percent, while the No votes stood at 48.59 percent. Voter turnout was 85.46 percent.

 

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Trump congratulates President Erdogan in phone call for Yes win in Sunday referendum, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency

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