President Recip Tayyip Erdogan has won a new term in office as Turkey’s leader.
Millions of voters went to the polls in Turkey on Sunday in major presidential and parliamentary elections.
President Erdogan won re-election after a hard-fought, competitive electoral contest. He won more than 50 percent of the vote and will now take on new executive powers in a revamped presidency.
Erdogan’s AK party and its alliance partners have also won a parliamentary majority in legislative elections.
CGTN’s Michal Bardavid reports.
- Ali Cinar, executive president of the Turkish Heritage Foundation
- Aykan Erdemir, a former member of the Turkish Parliament.
- Hakan Camuz, Turkish analyst and international legal consultant.
- Giran Ozcan, U.S. representative for Turkey’s People’s Democratic Party –the HDP
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