Turkish public divided as referendum day looms

Millions of people are expected to vote on April 16 in a referendum on Turkey's constitution to decide whether the country should become a presidential republic.

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The proposed changes to the constitution require a simple majority, or 51 percent, in the referendum.

On April 16, millions of people are expected to vote in a referendum on Turkey's constitution and whether the country should become a presidential republic.

The proposed changes to the constitution require a simple majority, or 51 percent, in the referendum.

But the vote has divided opinions in Istanbul.

TRT World's Ali Mustafa begins his two-week journey across Turkey to find out what people are saying about the referendum. 

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TRTWorld