BAKU (Sputnik) — According to the news agency Trend, the polls have opened in the Turkish Embassy in Baku, and in the Consulates in the cities of Ganja and Nakhchivan. The voting will finish at 9:00 p.m. local time [17:00 GMT].
On January 21, the Turkish parliament approved constitutional amendments that would increase presidential powers over the legislature and the judiciary. The president will also be able to remain the head of the political party he represents, which is not allowed under the current legislation, if approved by the referendum.
The voting for Turkish citizens living abroad is being held from March 27 to April 9.