In the administration of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that his words about the system of government in Nazi Germany were misinterpreted, reported Reuters. The report said that the Turkish leader does not mean that it was an example of effective presidential system.

Earlier it was reported that upon the return of Erdogan from a trip to Saudi Arabia, reporters asked a question whether he thinks it possible that the presidential system has worked in a unitary state. On what the Turkish President said that such examples were numerous in the past and in the present. “You can see this if you look at Hitler’s Germany,” Erdogan said. “There are also more recent examples in other countries,” he added.

In a statement, the administration of the Turkish leader said that the reference to Erdogan Germany during the reign of Adolf Hitler were filed incorrectly, and some media outlets interpreted the quote in the opposite sense. Actually Erdogan’s comments were to demonstrate that a presidential system can exist in a unitary state, but it is neither presidential nor parliamentary system does not guarantee the absence of abuse of power.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan meant was that if this system is abused, it can lead to poor management of the country, as it was in Nazi Germany. The media made it look as if it was an example of good governance, explained in the administration.

Earlier media reported that the Turkish President was called Hitler’s Germany one of the examples of unitary States with effective presidential system of government.

Erdogan and founded the ruling justice and development, won the November parliamentary elections, support the adoption of Turkey’s constitutional reform, which proposed to change the parliamentary system of government to presidential.

Meanwhile, the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova commented on the statement of Erdogan, referring to what he said about the efficiency of Nazi Germany. “Much becomes clear, by the way,” wrote Zakharova on his page in Facebook.

In the administration of the Turkish President stated that Erdogan’s words about Hitler was misunderstood 02.01.2016

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