TURKEY: Re-elected

The law of Turkey prescribes that each new Grand National Assembly shall elect from among the assembled deputies a President of the Republic. The life of an Assembly is for four years and the term of the presidential office is ipso facto for the same period. There is no opposition in the

National Assembly, all the deputies being Kemalists or Nationalists.

Last week, at Angora, Turkish capital, the third Grand National Assembly, only recently elected, again went through the empty formality of choosing Mustafa Kemal Pasha President of the Republic. The vote naturally...

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