Fight in the Turkish Parliament – level 2
The Turkish politicians in power support new amendments. These amendments would give the president more power.
President Erdogan likes the amendments. He says that a strong leader will make Turkey stronger. Critics fear that Erdogan will become too powerful.
Politicians were discussing these amendments in the parliament when they started fighting. This was a fight between the politicians who support the amendments and the politicians who are against them.
Difficult words: politician (a person who works in politics), support (like something and want it to happen), amendment (a piece of a new law).
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