Turkish nationals in U.S. began voting in constitutional reform referendum

New York (IINA) � Turkish nationals in the United States began voting Saturday in Turkey's referendum on constitutional reforms, as hundreds of voters turned out to cast their ballots in New York and the capital Washington DC.

Through this democratic exercise, they are sharing their expectations regarding the developments in Turkey and their preference regarding the future of the country, Turkish Ambassador in Washington Serdar Kilic told Anadolu Agency.

I hope it will bring the best for the Turkish people and nation, he said, adding that all measures have been taken to ensure that voting goes smoothly.

There are more than 96,000 voters in the U.S., with more than one-third residing in the state of New York. At least 300 people voted at the Turkish Consulate General in New York City within the first three hours of voting.

Source: International Islamic News Agency