President Erdogan wins another term in Turkiye. What will this mean for the country and beyond?
Turkiye. A country divided between Asia and Europe is looking politically torn as well. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won the second round last Sunday, by a thin margin: 52% of the votes. Erdogan called for unity and stressed the need to focus on the country’s economy.
Joining the discussion:
- Tulin Daloglu is a journalist.
- Hakan Camuz is Director of International Law at Stoke White Law Firm.
- Giran Ozcan is Executive Director of the Kurdish Peace Institute.
- Yenal Kucuker is Capital Region Vice President of the Assembly of Turkish American Associations.
Türkiye has voted for the country’s next president. Here are the latest results as of 0730 PM
Recep Tayyip Erdogan: 52.43%
Kemal Kilicdaroglu: 47.57%
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has so far received congratulatory calls and written messages from around 120 countries and international bodies, including Russia, US, UK and EU nations – Communications Director Fahrettin Altun pic.twitter.com/5CZidaQ8mA
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