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Turkish President Erdogan congratulates opposition candidate for Istanbul win

24 June 2019 [11:13] - TODAY.AZ

By Trend

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulated opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu on Sunday for winning Istanbul’s re-run mayoral election according to unofficial results, Trend reports citing Reuters.

The High Electoral Board is yet to announce the formal results but Imamoglu is set for a comfortable victory over his rival Binali Yildirim, from the ruling AKP, with 54 percent of votes after more than 99 percent of the ballot boxes opened.


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