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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to start new diplomatic blitz with India visit

Bozdag also reiterated government criticism of a report by European election observers who said the referendum, carried out under emergency law, took place on an "unlevel playing field".

Citizens voted in favor of an 18-article constitutional reform constructed by the ruling Justice and Development Party that would reconstruct Turkey's parliamentary system into a powerful executive presidency, according to The Post. The president's comments came after the opposition vowed to take "every legal step" to annul the results of the referendum they claim were based on "numerous irregularities".

Turkey's main opposition party launched a legal challenge at a top court on Friday to last-minute changes to voting rules in the referendum that saw President Recep Tayyip Erdogan win expanded powers.

On Wednesday, the YSK rejected the CHP's appeal against the result of Sunday's vote but the party's deputy chair responsible for foreign relations, Ozturk Yilmaz, told Sputnik on Thursday that the CHP would continue to seek the annulment of the referendum results.

Asked whether the European Court of Human Rights could issue a ruling on the case, an ECHR official said that anyone could submit an appeal to the court once they have exhausted their options for justice at home, but that it would be hard to say in advance whether the court has jurisdiction.

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The controversy on unstamped ballots formed the basis of applications by the CHP and two other opposition parties to annul the referendum, which the electoral board rejected Wednesday with a 10-1 vote.

All ballot papers should have been stamped by the electoral authority before voting started to show that they were valid.

For his part, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said the opposition should now prepare for the next elections in 2019 instead of staging demonstrations and protests, "which would change nothing in the results" of the referendum.

"The OSCE's report has no reliability as their observations lack objectivity and are extremely partial", Cavusoglu told a news conference in Ankara.

The Supreme Election Board made its decisions. "This is very critical and important", Kart said. He particularly stressed that the matter is neither within the authority of the Turkish Constitutional Court nor within the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).

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