Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan greets his supporters following the Friday prayers in Ankara, Turkey, July 22, 2016. Kayhan Ozer/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan greets his supporters following the Friday prayers in Ankara, Turkey, July 22, 2016. Kayhan Ozer/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's party is shoring up support with ballooning welfare spending. Handout via REUTERS

July 23, 2016 8:53 PM (UTC+8)