Erdogan seen remoulding Turkish presidency

President's presence in cabinet meeting viewed by his critics as another sign of increasingly authoritarian rule.

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has chaired his first cabinet meeting. This, his critics says, is the clearest indication so far that Erdogan is remoulding his presidency from a ceremonial one to an executive. They say it is another sign of his increasingly authoritarian rule.

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from Istanbul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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