Prominent journalist Murat Yetkin has penned a piece on the current political atmosphere in Turkey, analyzing a poll carried out by Kadir Has University.
“Thus the numbers show that [President Recep Tayyip] Erdoğan depends heavily on [Nationalist Movement Party leader Devlet] Bahçeli to preserve his Presidency. And this means that Erdoğan may need to lend an ear to Bahçeli on matters of foreign policy and counter-terrorism more than usual,” Yetkin said.
“And we may expect that, in return, Bahçeli will do his best to keep his party members from speaking out against the toll of the high cost of living and unemployment on the population,” he added.
You can read Yetkin’s piece here.