Erdogan’s Approval Rating Soars in Turkey Following Coup Attempt

  • MetroPOLL says 67.6 percent like president’s handling of duty
  • Popularity significant as Erdogan seeks change to constitution

Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks in Ankara, on Aug. 10, 2016.

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s approval rating rose to the highest level since he became Turkey’s president two years ago as his administration deals with the aftermath of a failed military coup last month.

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