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High turnout in elections is indicator of democratic level in Turkey - President of Turkey

24 June 2018 [17:05] - TODAY.AZ

By  Trend

The high turnout in the elections is the indicator of the democratic level in Turkey, Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, Turkish media reported on Sunday.

Erdogan noted that Turkey has always paid special attention to the holding of elections.

Recall that voting began in the parliamentary and presidential elections at 08:00 local time in Turkey.

Voting in the elections will end at 17:00 local time.

More than 56 million people have the right to vote in Turkey.

Turkish citizens who live abroad voted in the presidential and parliamentary elections on 11-17 June.

Number of Turkish citizens living abroad who voted in the parliamentary and presidential elections in the country stood at 1,468,408 people. In general, 3,470,323 people had the right to vote among Turkish citizens living abroad.

Voting was held in 123 diplomatic missions of Turkey in 60 countries.


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