Turkey Readies Enhanced Powers for President

ISTANBUL—Turkey is poised to pass a sweeping constitutional reform package that could amplify the powers of the presidency and give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan the possibility of extending his authority by at least a decade.

The bill, set to pass through its final vote in parliament by late Friday or early Saturday, will be submitted to a national referendum this spring. All 18 articles of the legislation easily amassed more than…

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