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Turkey’s Most Influential Business Group, TUSIAD, speaks up: Credibility of the elections was damaged

TUSIAD stated that it was sad to see the security of the elections was hurt during the presidential referendum held last week.

During a meeting, President of TUSIAD , Mr. Erol Bilecik said that security of elections is a mandtoy part of healthy democratic system : “Positive ration card of Turkey definitely  should not have changed. It was sad that security of elections was hurt during most important election of our history. There will be many elections in the future. However suspect created, will be more important than elections. Now we have such a legacy. I hope this will chance in the coming days”

Frequent elections tired out the country

Mr. Bilecik also said that it was seen that the political wording during referendum period was not sustainable and frequent elections tired out the country : “During referendum period, we saw that political wording used was not sustainable. We always underlined that such wording is preventing to ealize structural reforms. Many economical programs setup till today , tired out all of us between elections made in the last 4 years. Same articles were brought up which caused nearly unburdened meaning of “structural reforms” wording.

State of Emergency should be lifted, freedoms must be secured

Bilecik also stated that structural reforms must be put into practice , state of emergency should be lifted and freedoms must be secured : “Necessary measures are clrear to realize these matters. State of emergency brought due to 15 July coup attemps must be lifted immediately, we should return to usual state law conditions. If we can not be an open community and secure the freedoms, we can not be where we deserve. In public administration, requirements of merit must be applied as well.”

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