Turkey on course for changes to constitution after referendumThough the Guardian doesn't mention the EU factor, the 26 amendments to Turkey's constitution are in line with some of the EU requirements for membership.
Early results indicate support for amendments described by government as key step on path to full democracy
Early returns in a referendum on constitutional amendments suggest strong support for changes that the government says are a key step in Turkey's path to full democracy.
Turkish broadcaster NTV television reports that with 75% of today's vote counted, results indicate 60% of those ballots cast favour the amendments.
Sunday, 12 September 2010
The Guardian reports: