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FILE - In this July 2, 2105 poo-file photo, U.S. Ambassador to Turkey John Bass speaks in Ankara, Turkey. Turkey summoned Bass Monday, May 22, 2017, to protest what it called "aggressive and unprofessional actions" by American security personnel against Turkish bodyguards during a violent incident last week in Washington. The U.S. ambassador told Turkey's government its guards violated U.S. laws, a senior U.S. official said. (Pool Photo/Adem Altan via AP, File)

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FILE - In this April 11, 2017, file photo, Oklahoma City Thunder's Enes Kanter, of Turkey, looks on during a break in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Minneapolis. Kanter is returning to the United States after being detained in a Romanian airport. Romanian Border Police spokesman Fabian Badila confirmed to The Associated Press that the player left Romania for the United States via London. Kanter, who is from Turkey, said in a video Saturday morning, May 20, 2017, on his Twitter account that the Turkish embassy canceled his passport and he'd been detained for several hours at a Romanian airport. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

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In this Tuesday, May 9, 2017 photo, Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, sits at a helicopter gunship, during a visit at IDEF'17, the International Defence Industry Fair in Istanbul, Turkey. Yildirim on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, has spoken out against a U.S. decision to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters which Turkey regard as terrorists, saying it cannot use one terror organization to try and defeat another terror group. (Hakan Goktepe/Prime Minister's Press Service, Pool Photo via AP)

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Constitutional Change in Turkey Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Illustration on Erdogan's impact on Turkey by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Supporters of the 'no' vote, chant slogans during a protest against the referendum outcome, on the Aegean Sea city of Izmir, Turkey, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Turkey's main opposition party has filed a formal request seeking Sunday's referendum to be annulled because of voting irregularities. (AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, delivers a speech during a rally of supporters a day after the referendum, outside the Presidential Palace, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, April 17, 2017. Turkey's main opposition party urged the country's electoral board Monday to cancel the results of a landmark referendum that granted sweeping new powers to Erdogan, citing what it called substantial voting irregularities. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2017 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, center, arrive for a press statement after a meeting in Ankara, Turkey. European leaders reacted with restraint and concern Monday April 17, 2017 to the outcome of a referendum in Turkey that grants sweeping new powers to the nation’s president.  (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, file)

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, accompanied by his wife Emine, left, waves to supporters prior to his speech during a rally one day after the referendum, outside the Presidential Palace, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, April 17, 2017. Turkey's main opposition party urged the country's electoral board Monday to cancel the results of a landmark referendum that granted sweeping new powers to Erdogan, citing what it called substantial voting irregularities. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to the media after unofficial referendum results were announced, in Istanbul, late Sunday, April 16, 2017. Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu has raised objections to the actions of the country's electoral board in the conduct of Sunday's referendum on whether to expand the powers of the president. (Yasin Bulbul/Presidential Press Service via AP)

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, prays as he visits the grave of late Turkish Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan, in Istanbul, Monday, April 17, 2017. Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party has called on the country's electoral board to cancel Sunday's referendum that approved a proposal to grant sweeping powers to the nation's president. (Yasin Bulbul/Presidential Press Service via AP)

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A man reads a newspaper with images of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and a map showing the results of Sunday referendum, in Diyarbakir, Turkey, Monday, April 17, 2017. Turkey's main opposition party urged the country's electoral board Monday to cancel the results of a landmark referendum that granted sweeping new powers to the nation's president, citing what it called substantial voting irregularities. (AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)

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A veiled police officer stands guard during a rally by supporters of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, April 17, 2017, one day after the referendum. Turkey's main opposition party urged the country's electoral board Monday to cancel the results of a landmark referendum that granted sweeping new powers to Erdogan, citing what it called substantial voting irregularities. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, gestures while delivering a speech during a rally of supporters a day after the referendum, outside the Presidential Palace, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, April 17, 2017. Turkey's main opposition party urged the country's electoral board Monday to cancel the results of a landmark referendum that granted sweeping new powers to Erdogan, citing what it called substantial voting irregularities. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

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FILE - In this combination of file photos, then Attorney General Michael Mukasey, left, speaks at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington on Dec. 16, 2008 and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani arrives for meetings with President-elect Donald Trump on Nov. 20, 2016, in Bedminster, N.J. A messy web of connections in a complex sanctions-busting case is raising troubling questions about potential conflicts of interest, corruption in Turkey and pro-Turkey lobbying by those close to the center of President Donald Trump’s orbit. Reza Zarrab, a young business mogul married to a Turkish pop star, was arrested in Florida last year. Giuliani and Mukasey are among those helping him. Turkey is pressing the U.S. to get the case tossed. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, left, and Carolyn Kaster, Files)

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Combo from satellite photos provided by UNOSAT shows the city of Sur in Turkey's Diyarbakir Province on June 22, 2015, top, and on July 26, 2016 bottom. In a report released Friday, March 10, 2017 the U.N. human rights office is calling on Turkey's government to investigate alleged killings and other abuses in the country's southeast in a new report decrying violations including hundreds of alleged unlawful killings and the obliteration of nearly 1,800 buildings during security force operations over 18 months. (DigitalGlobe/UNOSAT via AP)

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Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, center right, arrives to speak to The Associated Press in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, March 9, 2017. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildrim told reporters that Germany seems to be taking sides in the upcoming referendum, but he did not repeat the Nazi comparison. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

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In this Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 photo, a view of the town of Ayvacik in Turkey's Black Sea region where a tract of land atop a hill overlooking a lake awaits zoning for a planned Arab village. At least four projects to lure visitors from the Gulf region and Arab nations are underway along Turkey's more traditional and conservative Black Sea coastline, where _ unlike Turkey's more popular Mediterranean and Aegean coasts _ residents and visitors opt for full body covering swimsuits and where bars selling alcohol are few and far between. (AP Photo/Neyran Elden)

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In this Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 photo, a view of the town of Ayvacik in Turkey's Black Sea region. At least four projects to lure visitors from the Gulf region and Arab nations are underway along Turkey's more traditional and conservative Black Sea coastline, where _ unlike Turkey's more popular Mediterranean and Aegean coasts _ residents and visitors opt for full body covering swimsuits and where bars selling alcohol are few and far between. (AP Photo/Neyran Elden)

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In this Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 photo, Ahmet Uygun, 44, a property developer walks by the construction site in the city of Samsun in Turkey's Black Sea region. At least four projects to lure visitors from the Gulf region and Arab nations are underway along Turkey's more traditional and conservative Black Sea coastline, where _ unlike Turkey's more popular Mediterranean and Aegean coasts _ residents and visitors opt for full body covering swimsuits and where bars selling alcohol are few and far between. (AP Photo/Neyran Elden)