Turkish main opposition urges new constitution

ANKARA, Aug. 29 (MNA) – Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said Turkey needs an environment of social consensus and urged for a new constitution.

“As this country’s people, thinkers, academics and civil society organizations, we have to come together to work on a constitution that has the consensus of the majority. Turkey needs a social consensus and a new constitution,” Kılıçdaroğlu told a group of journalists at the “justice congress” .

“This social consensus is very important. If we say civil authority and civil administration, then we consider civilians as people, institutions which are purified from oppression…We have to approach and evaluate a new kind of politics,” he added, Huriyyet Daily reported.

The justice congress led by the main opposition party continued on its third day at the northwestern Turkish province of Çanakkale.

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