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Turkey- Turkish PM rules out removing secularism from constitution




(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) >Turkish Prime MinisterAhmet Davutoluhas ruled out any considerations of removing secularism from the constitution in comments on Parliamentary Speaker smail Kahraman’s remarks on the issue.

“The state’s characteristics are not an issue of debate for us. The principle of secularism will stay in the new constitution” Davutolu said in a party meeting on April 27.

Parliament Speaker Kahraman sparked outrage late on April 25 by suggesting that the principle of secularism “must be removed” from Turkey’s constitution as even members of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) voiced disagreement.


Turkey- Turkish PM rules out removing secularism from constitution

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