TUSIAD has issued the following press release in the wake of the referendum on the constitutional amendment bill which took place on September 12, 2010:

“The referendum process on the bill introducing several changes to the Constitution has just ended following intense political debates. The electorate has said “yes” to the constitutional amendment package. The results of the referendum should be respected by all parties. 

Our views on the lessons to be drawn from the referendum process and on our expectations from the subsequent phase are set out below:

In accordance with its social responsibility, TUSIAD is determined to undertake all the necessary actions during this entire process in line with the principles of transparency, independence, and volunteerism.”