The following is translated from a German article published back in January 2016:
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has already made several attempts to reform the constitution of his country. He wants to strengthen the power of the presidency, which he holds himself. So far, he is however with efforts were always failed.
Now Erdogan told journalists again and mentioned the advantages of a presidential system. It called Recep Tayyip Erdogan Hitler’s Germany as a model for an effective system of government.
A journalist had asked the Turkish President, if Turkey could be converted to a presidential system, even if the country remains central government organized. For other countries with a strong president are federally organized, for example, the USA.
Erdogan called Hitler’s Germany a model for effective Government
Erdogan said, according to Turkish media reports that the central government and presidential rule by no means. “There are recent examples in the world and also examples in the past. When you think of Hitler’s Germany, you have a “quotes him the mirror . If the people learn justice, it would accept such a system.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants as Turkish president a stronger role in the political system, as it is known from the United States, Russia and France. Although the Turkish state is elected directly, but according to the law, the President has mainly representative functions.
In December, the Left Party politician Sahra Wagenknecht called the Turkish President Erdogan a “terrorist sponsor” . Because the NATO allies Turkey open its borders to the Islamic state.