Turkey referendum: pro-government journalist calls for war preparations

Cem Kucuk

Pro-government journalist Cem Kucuk added to tensions in the on-going referendum by tweeting that although the ‘Yes’ side had won, his 189,000 something followers should prepare for war.

Kucuk tweeted: “Yes has won but prepare for war.”

The staunch Erdogan supporter is infamous for his controversial outbursts on Twitter and has threatened opposition lawmakers in the past accusing them of conspiring against the country’s president.

According to unofficial results the ‘Yes’ side has gained victory in the referendum with a 1.5% margin.