Fight in the Turkish Parliament – level 2

17-01-2017 07:00

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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