Senior Turkish judge: New constitution for Turkey 'an inevitable necessity'

By REUTERS
April 27, 2015 11:24

 
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ANKARA, - Turkey needs a new constitution and all parties involved in drawing it up need to reconsider their demands and reach consensus, the newly-elected president of the constitutional court said on Monday.

"At the level of economic and political development that our country has reached, a new constitution emerges as an inevitable necessity," said Zuhtu Arslan, addressing court members as well as President Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.

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