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Prime Minister of Turkey requested new constitution

Ahmet Davutoglu calls to a Magna Carta "civil liberty"

Ankara.- Turkish Prime Minister Ahmed Davutoglu called for a new constitution for the country, after his Justice and Development Party (AKP) regained the absolute majority in parliament in Sunday's election.

AKP leader appealed to the three opposition parties that gained representation cooperate with the AKP in the new constitution, said in a speech late Sunday in Ankara, reported DPA.

"Let the Constitution hit back and start all together with a civil liberty and constitution," Davutoglu was quoted by the Anadolu news agency, referring to the Constitution in force today comes from the era of military rule after 1980 coup.

A constitutional reform to introduce a presidential system in the country is the stated objective of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the AKP party he co-founded.

For a constitutional reform is needed, however, supported by 330 deputies, 13 more than those who got the AKP in Sunday's elections.

The three opposition parties, the Republican People's Party (CHP) of center, the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) and the far-right Nationalist Action Party (MHP), is strictly opposed to a presidential system, fearing an autocratic regime headed by Erdogan.

According to provisional results, the AKP said Sunday 317 of the 550 seats in the National Assembly, the CHP won 134, the HDP 59 and the MHP 40.

Following the results, now expects a rapid formation of government, after, against all odds, Erdogan's party took control almost 50% of the vote and an absolute majority recover lost in June. Since then he had failed to form a government, which led to the early elections.

The opposition accused Erdogan to avoid forming a coalition on purpose to force the new call and retrieve an absolute majority.

Erdogan hailed the results and congratulated the AKP, which formally does not belong, but for which campaigned for achieving govern alone.

Davutoglu announced that protect the rights of all citizens and freedom of opinion and religion. "The enemies of the new Turkey have lost it again," he said.

"The elections of November 1 was the referendum of a new Turkey. They have shown that the old Turkey is deeply buried and that will never be recovered," said the premier.

A jubilant President Erdogan played around a single party on the Turkish government as a vote for stability that the world must respect, although his opponents fear that foreshadow a growing authoritarianism and deeper polarization.

The AKP, whose roots are in political Islam, with his victory defeated the polls and expectations of their own strategists in general elections Sunday.

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