Critics say it is impossible to have fair elections under the state of emergency, even some international organisations demand a delay, but, Ankara points out that the 2017 French election was also held under the same circumstances.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said it would be in the country's best interests to extend the state of emergency enacted after the July 15 failed coup attempt. How might that affect Turks?
Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus says there will be no rolling back on democracy and limiting basic rights and freedoms during the state of emergency.
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim clarified after the vote that the three-month state of emergency applied to the 'state and not the nation.'
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