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    Turkey Votes for Presidential System of Government in National Referendum (72)
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    According to media reports, Turkey's opposition Republican People's Party plans to seek the annulment of a government-backed referendum with the Supreme Election Board.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) Turkey's opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) plans to seek the annulment of a government-backed referendum with the Supreme Election Board (YSK), Turkish media reported Tuesday.

    "The CHP to appeal to YSK to cancel the referendum at 2:30 p.m. [11:30 GMT]," the Haberturk broadcaster said on Twitter.

    Preliminary results indicate over half of the voters in Turkey supported the proposed expansion of presidential powers during Sunday's referendum.

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    Turkey Votes for Presidential System of Government in National Referendum (72)

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